Community Investment Officer
About Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing
Metropolitan Thames Valley works across housing, health, social care and education. We want to do more for our customers, and we’re looking for passionate people to help bring our vision to life.
People are at the heart of everything we do, and that includes our own people too. We work together to create great places for people to live. By joining us, you’ll be helping to make a positive difference to people’s lives and society as a whole, whether that’s in our housing, care, development, repairs or central services teams.
You’ll enjoy a competitive salary, a range of career development opportunities and a diverse, open and inclusive working environment.
About the role
Our Community Investment team help empower residents to improve their life chances and make a positive difference in their community. The Community Investment Officer will work with our residents on community projects and find innovative ways to help get them into training and employment , build their capacity for community development and get them involved.
You will work in specific geographical areas and estates carrying out community needs analysis, and developing community plans with housing officers and other stakeholders to produce improvements and solutions to community issues of concern as well as help to reduce management costs and housing management issues.
You will also deliver specific community development in our Woking PFI estate at Kingsmoor Park working to our agreed contractual arrangements with the Local Authority.
Are you passionate about people and community work? Have you got voluntary or paid experience of working with community members to deliver a diverse range of community projects? Are you self motivated with the ability to work with residents in a range of community based settings and undertake community consultations? Could you create publicity and newsletters? Have you got plenty of initiative - We know you will not have all the answers, but a keenness to “go and find stuff out” will be vital. Then this could be the role for you.
Access to a car is essential for this role for which a car allowance will be paid
This role may be subject to a DBS check
Closing date for recruitment: Friday 18 January 2019
*You will rise to the full salary on successful completion of your 6 month probationary period
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