Halifax Central Initiative job opportunity

We are looking to recruit a Community Link Worker to be part of the Neighbourhood Team at Halifax Central Initiative, based at Queens Road Neighbourhood Centre.

Applicants must have experience of working in a paid or voluntary capacity with residents and/or community groups within a diverse community.  Applicants must have good organisational and team working skills with the ability to communicate clearly in writing and face to face with a broad range of people. A knowledge and understanding of the issues that face people living in neighbourhoods like Halifax Central will be an essential requirement of the role.

The role requires a good command of written and spoken English and Czech.  You will be required to work with residents from all communities particularly focusing on Eastern European/Roma Heritage residents.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants to posts that are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will require a DBS (formerly CRB) from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.

Salary Scale 3/4, £9,397 to £10,583 per annum, £9.74 to £10.97 per hour

Package 18.5 hours per week, permanent contract.

Application closing date 05/01/2020

See the role profile here

To apply please visit the  Jobs and Volunteering page on the Calderdale Council website  here