What’s going on? News Work with us: Community Outreach and Engagement Officer (Somali / Arabic speaking) Salary: £25,000 pa + 6% pension (pro rata) Employment type: 1-year fixed term, part time (3 days or 21 hours per week) Location: Haringey Closing date: 10/12/2019, 12 noon Interviews date:16/12/2019 Are you a passionate and dynamic individual with excellent interpersonal skills? Do you have the skills to provide development support to others, so they can overcome barriers and improve their lives? Working in close partnership with Haringey Council and other key stakeholders, the post holder is required to engage and support marginalised Haringey residents from the Somali community to develop, in supportive environments, the knowledge and skills they need to live happy, safe and fulfilling lives. The post holder will also facilitate effective integration by identifying and addressing barriers and fostering meaningful engagement between the Somali community and other communities in Haringey to improve community cohesion. We are looking for someone who is: self-organised and effective at empowering others; able to assess needs and problem solve; able to lead, manage and motivate others; and experience or awareness of proactive community outreach and asset-based community development. Ability to speak Somali or Arabic is essential due to the targeted demographics. This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive organisation where we value and reward the performance of our staff. To apply, please email your CV with contact details of two referees, a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the requirements set out in the Person Specification and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to [email protected].