The Knowle West Alliance is a recently formed partnership of organisations and residents in Knowle West who have joined together to share resources and to take positive action to benefit the area. We are looking to employ an excellent, committed and experienced Community Development Worker to work with residents to ensure there is a strong resident voice, influence and participation within the structure and work of the Alliance.
The Community Development Worker works directly alongside residents, to strengthen community confidence, build on existing resident involvement and increase connections and opportunities for interaction, participation and social action.
The Community Development Worker plays a key role in creating the conditions for positive change which the Alliance plans to make.
The Community Development Worker will work alongside the Alliance Coordinator and the steering group. The Community Development Worker will be employed by Knowle West Media Centre and line managed by The Park
22.5 hours per week.
Salary £26,000 per annum. For 22.5 hours a week this equates to £15,600 pro rata.
Initially this will be a fixed term contract for one year with the ambition to secure further funding to extend the duration of the post.
Closing date for applications is midday on
Monday 15 July 2019 – deadline extended until Monday 29 July.
Interviews will take place the following week. Exact date and time to be confirmed.
KWMC Recruitment Process
We welcome and encourage applications from those currently underrepresented in our workforce and in the arts community; particularly working class people, people of colour, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender people, and disabled people (as defined by the Equality Act 2010). We are committed to managing a fair and equitable recruitment process.
We guarantee an interview for anyone who identifies as one or more of the above and fulfils the minimum requirements of the role. If you would like this to be a consideration in your application, please indicate in your submission.
If you have any access needs that require you to submit your proposal in another format, please get in touch so we can help you find a suitable option. All applications will be assessed according to the same criteria and submitting in a different format will not affect your chances of being selected.