Community Engagement Officer
Job type - Permanent, Part time
Salary - £25,227 pro rata
Hours - 20 per week
Location - Hertfordshire
Do you have what it takes to seize opportunities and deliver results? Can you think differently, pursue creative ideas, and provide reliable support to other people? And are you ready to make our society fairer and more inclusive for some of its most vulnerable members?
If so, then it is time to build on these strengths and join Nacro.
We positively change lives, strengthen communities, enhance social inclusion, and reduce crime and offending behaviour across the country. What is more, growing demand for our services means that we can offer you a career environment of exceptional variety and potential.
Who are we looking for?
An inspirational Community Engagement Officer who will support the Management Team with engagement into the wider community, through developing and maintaining partnerships and identifying opportunities for collaboration with partners to meet the needs of our clients. In this role you will also oversee a team of mentors and volunteers who provide support to our clients that have recently been released from prison, with the aim to help them overcome multiple barriers and ensure a smooth and healthy re integration into community.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Recruit, manage and oversee the training of volunteers and peer mentors.
- Set up, develop, and oversee the peer mentoring project in the community.
- Ensuring the mentees provide information, support, and guidance to our service users.
- Offer support with encouragement to isolated individuals; empower people to make positive and informed life choices.
Our ideal candidate will be familiar with the local area, have a positive, flexible, and can-do attitude. Good IT skills are essential as is the ability to communicate with potential volunteers and the wider community. Successful applicants will need to demonstrate a commitment to, and an understanding of equal opportunities, diversity and safeguarding.
Travel will be required in this role,
A DBS check will be required for this role.
Prison Clearance will be required for this role.
Working with Nacro will offer a transparent, positive, and open working environment that fosters inclusive working cultures and encourages creativity and an engaging mind-set. We want all our employees to have an excellent work-life balance and employee well-being is very important to us.
This is an excellent opportunity to take on a new and rewarding challenge,
A DBS will be required for this role.
Please apply online.