Job vacancies

Job Vacancies

Community360 (C360) is seeking to expand its vibrant team.  If you would like to support your local community and strengthen voluntary action, there couldn’t be a better time to join the C360 workforce. If you are keen to be part of a fantastic team and are looking for a highly rewarding role, enjoy working under pressure and want to join a forward thinking organisation, then this is the place for you.

Current vacancies:

Head of Projects

Position:  Head of Projects

Full-time:  £17.84ph

Location: Colchester, Essex

The Position

As a senior member of the Leadership Team, the Head of Projects is responsible for leading and driving the day to day operational delivery of the C360 programmes of work to ultimately achieve the best standards and outcomes for our service users.  Main areas of responsibility include:

  1. C360 frontline services, ensuring quality of work at all times.
  2. C360 core services to the local community & voluntary sector.
  3. Ensuring each project meets their Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  4. Maintaining and enhancing C360’s position as a market leader in providing VCS infrastructure support services, and assist to further develop the strategic work of the organisation and its projects through the delivery of the C360 Strategic Plan.
  5. Further develop the capacity building of the communities we serve, through fundraising, partnership work and strategic level business development and engagement, maximising new income generation models.

We would like someone who has:

  • Experience in a similar environment. The ability to deliver on the strategic and operational demands of a reputable forward thinking charity, be flexible and adaptable to the needs of our changing environment
  • Strong project management experience
  • Great interpersonal skills to work with diverse communities
  • The ability to multi-task within a dynamic, fast paced, and changing environment
  • A “can do” attitude with innovative ideas and the ability to overseeing the delivery of services on time, efficiently and in accordance with relevant key performance indicators, ensuring a high quality customer focus service at all times

Closing Date:                       13/12/1

Interviews:                           w/c 16/12/19

C360 Head of Projects JD-LP080

C360 Head of Projects PS

 

 

Engagement Officer

Position:  Engagement Officer (EO) Band 3

Full-time:  £11.74ph

Location: Colchester, Essex

The Position

We require an EO to be responsible for promoting and maintaining volunteer led neighbourhood level projects, supporting grassroots community development and working in partnership with colleagues in North East Essex.  The post-holder will also be involved in developing local communities through consultation, events, training, resource provision, partnership work, media awareness, and business support.  You will be required to provide focused and measurable support to the C360 team overall and to the operational management of community development.

You would be joining a friendly Community Development team of ‘can-do’ people who work together to provide an excellent service.

We would like to see:

  • Experience in a similar environment is preferred and the ability to deliver on the strategic and operational demands of a reputable forward thinking charity, be flexible and adaptable to the needs of our changing environment
  • Project support, planning or delivery skills
  • Great interpersonal skills to work with diverse communities
  • Ability to multi-task within a dynamic, fast paced, and changing environment
  • A “can do” attitude with innovative ideas and be responsible for delivering services on time, efficiently and in accordance with relevant key performance indicators, ensuring a high quality customer focus service at all times
  • Proven knowledge of IT systems/databases

Closing Date:                       13/12/19

Interviews:                           w/c 16/12/19

C360 Engagement Officer JD

C360 Engagement-Officer PS

 

Assistant Engagement Officer

Position:  Assistant Engagement Officers (AEO)

Full and Part-time:  £10.85ph

Location: Colchester, Essex

 The Position

To further develop the communities of Colchester, Essex and beyond through administration and engagement in fundraising, events, training, resource provision, partnership work, media awareness, business support and strategic level engagement. To enable groups to engage within their communities through activities and actions that develop and maintain their self-esteem and skills, taking control of local community activities and facilities that actively contribute to a more cohesive voluntary and community sector.

 

Maintain and enhance Community360’s position as a market leader in providing VCS infrastructure support services, and assist to further develop the work of the organisation and its projects.

 

We would like to see:

  • Experience in a similar support role is preferred
  • Project support, planning or delivery skills
  • Great interpersonal skills to work with diverse communities
  • Ability to multi-task within a dynamic, fast paced, and changing environment
  • A “can do” attitude with innovative ideas and be responsible for delivering services on time, efficiently and in accordance with relevant key performance indicators, ensuring a high quality customer focus service at all times
  • Proven knowledge of IT systems/databases

Closing Date:  13/12/19

Interviews:   w/c 16/12/19

 

C360 Assistant Engagement Officer JD

C360 Assistant Engagement Officer PS

 

 

 

Senior Engagement Officer

Position:  Senior Engagement Officer (SEO)

Full-time:  £14.31ph

Location:  Colchester, Essex

The Position

The SEO is responsible for project oversight and delivery for further developing the communities of Colchester and beyond through fundraising, events, training, resource provision, partnership work and strategic level engagement. To enable groups to engage within their communities through activities and actions that develop and maintain their self-esteem and skills, taking control of local community activities and facilities that actively contribute to a more cohesive voluntary and community sector.

 

This role is diverse and requires the following:

  • Experience in a similar environment. The ability to deliver on the strategic and operational demands of a reputable forward thinking charity, be flexible and adaptable to the needs of our changing environment
  • Strong project management experience
  • Great interpersonal skills to work with diverse communities
  • The ability to multi-task within a dynamic, fast paced, and changing environment
  • A “can do” attitude with innovative ideas and the ability to overseeing the delivery of services on time, efficiently and in accordance with relevant key performance indicators, ensuring a high quality customer focus service at all times

Closing Date:                       13/12/1

Interviews:                           w/c 16/12/19

C360 Senior Engagement Officer JD

C360 Senior Engagement Officer PS

 

 

Minibus Driver

The Position

Are you someone who likes to “go the extra mile” and has a flexible approach?  We are looking for experienced minibus drivers with an empathetic, caring nature to join our busy Community Transport Team.

Duties include driving a fully accessible minibus and transporting individuals or groups to/from a range of activities including:

·       Discharge from hospital

·       Medical/health/therapy appointments

·       Shopping trips, hairdresser appointments or other socially related event

·       Excursion trips

 

The ideal candidate will have excellent customer relationship and communication skills and the ability to engage with people at all levels.  A full, clean UK driving license is required as well as a good knowledge of the local area.

 

MiDAS (Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme) training will provided.  Candidates are required to be aged 25 years or over in order to be covered by our Fleet Insurance.

 

About us

Community360 is an independent charity formed in 1968.  We are committed to a vision to build “thriving local communities”.  Situated at the heart of the local voluntary and community sector since 1968, Community360 is an independent, charitable infrastructure organisation whose aim is to inspire groups to seize opportunities and become more enterprising and sustainable.

Community Transport

Our Community Transport scheme improves access to services, activities and facilities in both Colchester, Maldon and surrounding villages, for people with limited mobility (be it through permanent or temporary disablement, illness, accident or age).  By doing so, the scheme also tackles isolation and boosts independence.  Lack of accessible transport can be a barrier to disabled and elderly people accessing GP surgeries and other social and welfare facilities.

Further information can be found on our website https://www.community360.org.uk/services/community-transport/

Job Specification

Person Specification

 

 

Minibus Drivers required – Zero hours

Scale of £8.50 – £12.00 per hour (dependent on day)

We are looking for dedicated drivers to be based within our Community Transport Scheme to transport patients who have been discharged from Colchester hospital and require transport either direct to their home; care homes, or indeed any destination dictated by the hospital within North East Essex. The job holder is required to drive one of our minibuses and ensure all safety guidelines are followed at all times.  Additionally you will be responsible for liaising with the schedulers, ensuring that all information is recorded accurately.  MiDAS (Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme) training is provided and a DBS check will be required.

 

Hours will vary and cover is required for daytime, evenings and weekends, seven days a week including bank holidays.

 

We need experienced minibus drivers to help us fulfil this role.  An empathetic, caring nature is paramount and the ability to recognise if other support services could be suggested or are required.

 The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Possess prior experience of driving a minibus
  • Have excellent customer relationship and communication skills and the ability to engage with people at all levels
  • Hold a full clean UK driving license
  • Be aged 25 years or over in order to be covered by Fleet Insurance
  • Have a good knowledge of the local area
  • Be willing to go the extra mile and have a flexible approach.

Further information on our transport scheme can be found https://www.community360.org.uk/services/community-transport/

 

Job Specification

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Safer Recruitment

Community360 is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of vulnerable adults, children and young people.  We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment.  We have safeguarding policies in place which staff/volunteers are expected to read at induction and keep up to date with any policy changes throughout their employment and/or volunteering experience.

 

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