Northfield Community Partnership, Closing date: On Request

We are looking for a Community Connector to work withing our Early Help team in the Northfield Locality. This is a developing and exciting role connecting stakeholders and families across the locality.

The post holder will play an exciting role in helping to re-engineer a step-change in community and family-focused support for children and families and the post holder will need to demonstrate a wide understanding of the diversity of the city and an ability to work with all communities.

The Person
We are looking for a dynamic and energetic communicator, 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.

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).

Key Relationships

· The post holder will engage with all the many and various community and voluntary organisations in a locality.

· The post holder will work with all communities in the city, particularly ensuring that the diversity of the city is reflected in the mapping of assets and support.

· The post holder will engage and interact with a broad range of health, education vocational and social care organisations and networks that make up the Early Help Network in their Locality.

· The post holder will liaise closely with the Early Help Lead Community Coordinator & relevant Public Sector services, housing and related team members .

· The post holder will engage and interact with Youth and Family forums in the locality to help establish community priorities and need

· The post holder will interface with digital self-help and social prescribing resource leads and local stakeholder organisations and individuals.

· The post holder will work closely with the Locality and cross-sector organisations staff teams; and develop mechanisms for cross-connections working.

· Supervision and line management will be through NCP Team structures.