Community Projects & Partnerships Officer
35 hours per week
£34,689 - £35,949
Fixed-Term Contract – 12 Months
Poplar HARCA is an award-winning housing association in East London with a network of community centres hosting a range of activities for local people. We have a national reputation for our innovative approach to urban and social regeneration.
As part of the Community Development & Wellbeing Team, your main areas of work will revolve around managing and maintaining good relationships with our residents and partners and connecting with hard-to-reach residents. As well as, overseeing and managing a community centre and delivering/coordinating community programmes. You will supervise support staff and volunteers, assist in raising funds for projects and encourage partners and residents to be a part of service delivery themselves.
The successful candidate will have an understanding of the social issues affecting local communities and demonstrate problem solving and negotiation skills. You will be excellent at building strong relationships across a spectrum of ages with the ability to motivate residents.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks will be undertaken for the successful applicants, but only with their prior consent.
Closing Date: Friday 30th April 2021 (5:00pm)