Based in the Neighbourhood team at Kevin Pearce Children’s Centre – 37 hours per week – £26,045 per annum, pro rata / part time
From the first Sure Start Children’s Centre to the first Men in Sheds group in Calderdale and lots in between. North Halifax is an area with a history of successful volunteer and community led programmes. And you could be part of it!
NHP have led on the Staying Well project in North Halifax and the Lower Valley since 2015 and are passionate about supporting its development to benefit local people and their communities. Staying Well aims to work with individuals and communities to address issues of loneliness, isolation, and general wellbeing. We are in the exciting stage of expanding our team and looking for 2 new Staying Well Workers to join us in empowering people and communities to be healthier and happier, for longer!
The role involves:
- Working with individuals to help find their own outcomes and solutions
- Working with communities to develop local, sustainable social opportunities
- Developing and maintaining partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders
It is essential that you have:
- Experience of working 1:1 with vulnerable people.
- Skills in working with voluntary and community groups – developing activities and building capacity
- Excellent time management of own timetable, including experience of managing a caseload
We are especially looking for someone who is passionate about working with communities to address wider health and wellbeing issues. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the issues effecting vulnerable people as well as experience of successful community development.
North Halifax Partnership is a community-led charity with a purpose to support individuals from cradle to grave, and to carry out activities which relieve poverty and disadvantage, promote health and wellbeing, and strengthen communities.
We deliver children’s centres and family support services; a Staying Well service to tackle loneliness and isolation; the Ovenden and Mixenden Initiative helps people into employment and training, provides youth and diversionary projects and delivers activities that make the community safer, cleaner, greener and more cohesive. NHP supports the Calderdale ambition to be the most active borough in the North.
If you are interested and want to know more, we encourage you to get in touch and ask us about the role, all enquiries welcome. Contact Nicola Webster on 07951 941 091.
For an application pack please visit our website https://northhalifaxpartnership.org/
Wider information on Staying Well can be found at www.stayingwellhub.com
Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 5th December
Please note: if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the stated closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.