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Community Development Officer

P03, £38,403 - £41,466 p.a

Main area
P03, £38,403 - £41,466 p.a
Full Time - 35 Hours
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222 Upper Street N1 1XR
P03, £38,403 - £41,466 p.a
19/01/2020 23:59
Interview date

If you like a challenge, have a commitment to community development, feel passionate about improving quality of life of the residents that we serve and want to help deliver creative projects, we want to hear from you.

The post sits within Islington Council Communities Section and will work to develop and deliver programmes that improve the lives of our residents. Key responsibilities of this role is to establish creative, engaging and effective community provision that responds to local need and that supports the Council vision within an agreed portfolio of community development work including estate environment, health and wellbeing, community centres, estate arts and active spaces portfolios.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals committed to community development, with experience in housing, community development or related area. You will have excellent communication, organisational and creative thinking skills. Partnership working and problem solving are key skills for this role.

In return for your commitment we offer excellent training and development opportunities, flexible working hours and the chance to join a team that is at the heart of operational activities.

Please note that this role requires regular evening and some weekend working. This role also requires an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: Sunday 19th January 2019 at 23:59

Proposed Interview date: 31st January 2020

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Jacqueline Robinson, Community Development Manager on 020 7527 2903.


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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jacqueline Robinson | Community Development Manager | Tel: 020 7527 2903.


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