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.
You will be required to work with residents from all communities particularly focusing on Eastern European/Roma Heritage residents. It is essential that the post-holder has the ability to communicate in Czech/Slovak verbally and in writing.
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: Sunday 31st January 2021
Calderdale are following social distancing precautions and may utilise digital interview methods.
Priority will be given to at risk applicants from local authority employers.
You can find more information and apply here.