Salary: £25k per annum full-time (to be agreed by employing partner organisation)
Hours of work: Full-time/Part-time - 37.5
Location: Selly Oak District - Birmingham
Closing Date: Thursday 29 October 2020

The Setting:
Birmingham is a youthful diverse and creative city currently delivering a programme of early help support for the young people (0-25) and families across health, education, vocational training & social care. This new ‘Early Help’ programme is being established across the 10 localities, led in part by the voluntary sector – helping to create local networks of support for families where it can be most effective. We are currently seeking to employ a ‘Community Connector’ to assist in mapping voluntary and community organisations in each the Selly Oak District, and to share this information across all services. 

Our vision is one where families, whether they are asking for early help support or are in specialist services, can get support or help in their neighbourhood, and where they can be connected to all the wider opportunities that are available in the city, arts, leisure, sport, recreation.

Job Purpose:
Community Connectors are responsible for building Early Help (0-25 years) capacity, connections, community agency and resilience within the 10 designated Localities in Birmingham. The role involves building working relationships for Children, Young people and Families across Community, Voluntary and Statutory Organisation (including schools and training providers, Health Providers, Business and community stakeholders within the Locality Partnership).

The Person:
We are looking for dynamic and energetic communicators, capable of engaging with key stakeholder organisations as well as vulnerable individuals across defined locality regions. You will need to be digitally literate; with a deep understanding of the importance of inclusivity, equalities and diversity, able to clearly articulate the delivery of network training to a wide range of stakeholder organisations and positive about change.

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