Community Development Worker - Training Scheme

Closing Date: 
Wed, 21/04/2021 (All day)
Full-time (37.5 hours/week)
£23,200 per annum
The ClementJames Centre

The ClementJames Centre is an award winning charity that empowers the community to release its potential in one of London’s most disadvantaged areas. Our vision is for everyone in our community to release their potential and live fulfilled lives. We achieve this through education, employment and wellbeing support in a safe and compassionate space.We are looking for a high-calibre candidate to join our staff team as a Community Development Worker with the aptitude and ability to learn on the job.The role of the Community Development Worker is a varied one and includes delivering our bespoke Employment Programme to local adults and young people, supporting with a range of health and wellbeing projects and providing at least one element of either, Advice and Guidance on a range of issues, or Literacy and Numeracy support to children. You will be highly organised, efficient and creative and will have passion and enthusiasm for the mission of The ClementJames Centre. Our dedicated staff team is essential to the success of everything we do. Together, we work towards a fairer society where everyone is empowered to release their potential and live fulfilled lives. As a Community Development Worker you will be at the forefront of positive social change, helping local children and adults to grow and succeed.This exciting training scheme will not only give you a real insight into the charity sector, but also provide you with the skills and hands-on experience required to excel as a charity professional. The scheme offers full training, development and support, and you will have the opportunity to work with driven and compassionate colleagues within a vibrant community.If you believe that everyone should have the opportunity to release their potential and live fulfilled lives and you would like to join a dynamic, innovative organisation, then The ClementJames Centre could be the perfect career choice for you.The ClementJames Centre is a welcoming and unique place to work and if you would like to speak to us before submitting your application please email us to arrange a phone call.Our centre is currently closed due to Covid-19 and staff are predominantly working from home and delivering our services remotely. This is a temporary measure and we all look forward to returning to our centre when it is safe to do so.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------At ClementJames, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. If you require the application documents in a different format please do not hesitate to contact us.Black and Minority Ethnic people are currently under-represented in The ClementJames Centre’s workforce and also within the charity sector. The ClementJames Centre particularly welcomes applications from Black and Minority Ethnic people.Safeguarding is everyone’s business. The ClementJames Centre is committed to protecting the health and wellbeing of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff are required to have an enhanced DBS check and will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies.

Silke Mehrgott