Job Opportunity with Halifax Central Initiative

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

Salary Scale 3/4, SCP5 – 11, £9,656 to £10,874 per annum (salary for part time) Package18.5 hours per week, permanent contract

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.

Closing Date: Thursday 3rd December 2020

Interview Date: Thursday 17th December 2020

Calderdale are following social distancing precautions and may utilise digital interview methods.