Sedgemoor District Council
Sedgemoor District Council are recruiting for an Outreach Support Officer.
Inward Investment and Growth
21.5 hours over 3 days per week, 1 year fixed contract
Salary Range £21,166 – £22,462 pro rata (Subject to JE)
We require a flexible, reliable, and enthusiastic person to work within our busy Employment and Skills Centre; Under Construction. This exciting and challenging post offers the opportunity to help shape the new programmes planned for delivery.
Our highly regarded outreach team has been working on Employment and Skills in the District for over eight years. Our experience in joint working with key agencies highlighted that a neutral space to deliver activity from would be a step in breaking down barriers for people looking for support in this area.
Under Construction launched with the help of Sally Gunnell MBE in April 2017, since then we have continued to support activity offered by a number of organisations and delivered a highly successful programme ‘100 Women First’ on behalf of the Department of Work and Pensions. With exciting regeneration happening, we want to make sure that the whole community of Sedgemoor benefit from opportunities that arise.
As an Outreach Support Officer, you will be required to work flexibly from both home and Under Construction as directed.
Applicants will need to be confident and approachable with excellent interpersonal skills. You will be self-driven with the ability to prioritise your own work and meet deadlines. An excellent communicator across all media platforms.
Maintaining a professional approach, the post holder must have the ability to observe, listen and react quickly and calmly in often-difficult situations.
You must be a proficient ICT user with experience in excel spreadsheets. Budget Management would be advantageous.
Please be aware that due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the interviews for this post will be carried out virtually, and the successful applicant will be required to work from home, being provided with a virtual induction until further notice. – All equipment will be provided.
For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Caroline Derrick, Employment, Skills and Training Manager on 01278435337
Apply today for the Outreach Support Officer position.