[email protected] Project Co-ordinator

Salary: £25,500 - £28,560 per annum pro rata + 6% pension
Hours: Full time (36 hours per week)
Holiday: 25 days plus bank holidays
Location: The Bridge Community Hut
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: 28 October 2021, 12 noon
Interviews: 2 November 2021

The Bridge Renewal Trust has been awarded a three-year funding by The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver the [email protected] project which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of local people. The project will provide opportunities for young people and adults living in one of the most deprived neighbourhoods in Haringey to improve their diets, become more physically active, increase their social networks and learn how to manage their own health.

The Bridge Renewal Trust was set up in 2009 to develop and deliver practical ways that local people can live healthier lives - thus contributing to reducing health inequalities.

Do you have a proven track record engaging and involving people from diverse communities into peer support programmes? Do you have the skills to co-ordinate and provide development support to volunteers, so they can take the initiative in their communities and become champions?

As the [email protected] Project Co-ordinator, you will plan, co-ordinate and deliver a series of wellbeing activities for young people, families and older people including healthy cooking, physical activities, digital awareness sessions and gardening workshops. The activities will be delivered in a flexible way during the day, after school and weekends.

The key requirements for this post are experience of project management, working on user-led community activities, organising healthy living activities and recruiting/supporting volunteers.  We are looking for someone who is: self-organised and effective in co-ordinating others, with budget planning and team-working skills. Must be able to:  undertake effective outreach and engage local people as Community Champions and other volunteering roles, train and support volunteers to develop their skills and confidence, co-ordinate and deliver weekly programme of wellbeing activities.

This is a unique opportunity to join a progressive organisation where we value and reward the performance of our staff.  We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.

To apply, please email or post 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] or send by post to The Bridge Renewal Trust, Laurels Healthy Living Centre, 256 St Ann's Road, London, N15 5AZ.

Company registration No:  06949568, Registered Charity No:  1131941