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As part of the Thriving Places community support Glasgow Kelvin College is recruiting two Community Connectors – for further information please see below and the attached information.
Community Connector - Grade 5
Salary: £28,833.00 per annum
Full time (35 hours) fixed term to 31 March 2020
The College is seeking to employ a Community Connector (x2) to support its work in each of the Thriving Places areas of Easterhouse and Springboig/Barlanark. The Community Connectors will support the engagement of local people in Thriving Places to foster connections, and facilitate local voices in building stronger communities.
The post is funded on a yearly basis by Glasgow City Council and the Health and Social Care Partnership, who both have a long term commitment to the Thriving Places programme.
The Community Connector will:
- develop local networks;
- support residents and their communities to engage with each other and with local community groups, services and planning agencies;
- publish information about community services, events and local opportunities;
- support the development of local skills and knowledge; and
- foster strong resident and agency working to allow the community to shape its own future.
Candidates will be experienced in working in a wide variety of community settings and be able to transfer CLD principles, values and practice from one setting to another.
Previous excellent communication skills and experience of community work are essential and membership of the CLD Standards Council is desirable.
Candidates should possess a Community Learning and Development degree or equivalent; or a Community Learning and Development qualification to HNC level or equivalent and possess relevant and suitable experience as an alternative to a degree.
Candidates are advised to read the supporting information for the post before completing the application form.
The application form should be completed online by 11:45pm on the 27th January 2019.
Interviews will be held Tuesday 12 February 2019.
Glasgow Kelvin College welcomes applications irrespective of age, disability, race, colour, nationality or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, political views or trade union membership; and supports flexible work practices. Disabled applicants who meet the essential job requirements will be interviewed. The above post will be subject to the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme and as such the successful candidate will be required to make an application for membership under the Scheme.