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Community Project Officer

Posted on 25 April 2018

Location:        Groundwork London offices in Acton with a requirement to deliver projects across London

Contract:        Permanent

Salary:            £21,000 to £24,000 per annum

Hours:            37.5 hours

Are you dedicated to working with communities to create better places? We are looking for a Community Project Officer to empower communities on West London housing estates to improve their green spaces.

At Groundwork London, we work together with residents, local authorities, public bodies, private companies and other voluntary sector organisations to support communities in need. Our community development activities aim to improve social cohesion, engage communities in local decision making, and facilitate social action to improve people’s lives and engender civic pride.

As a Community Project Officer, you will help deliver a wide range of community projects to engage both young and old. You will shape and facilitate community consultations, plan and deliver workshops and events, empower local decision making and work alongside Landscape Architects to turn community-led ideas into on-the-ground green space improvements.

The successful candidate will require excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effectively engaging and collaborating with communities, stakeholders and partners. To succeed in this role, you will also need experience in project management, sound MS Office skills and an awareness of or ability to utilise social media to connect with communities or promote projects or programmes.

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Download the full job description and an application form:

Please send your application to londonjobs@groundwork.org.uk quoting reference 511/CPO

For further information and to discuss the role please contact Alex Forrester at Groundwork London on 020 7922 1230 or alex.forrester@groundwork.org.uk

 

Closing date for applications:          9am, Monday 21st May 2018 

Interview date:                                 25th May 2018

 

Appointment to this role is subject to an enhanced records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

 

Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

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