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Community Project Co-ordinator

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8 Jan 2024

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Position: Project Co-ordinator

Salary: £35,000 per annum Hours: 37.5 hours

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 20/24 months ending 2025/26 dependent upon the start date 

Are you looking for an opportunity to really make a difference to the lives of people in Lambeth?

We’re recruiting for a Project Co-ordinator to join our Empowering Futures team at MTVH as part of an exciting new partnership with Macmillan.

The main purpose of the role is to work with MTVH & MacMillan Programme Manager to develop and implement a longer-term plan for how to capacity build and support people in relation to improving access to health and support services related to cancer identification and treatment.

This role will work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders at a borough or local level to co-ordinate and support projects in line with the programme strategic objectives and local need. This role will identify and build relationships with local organisations to develop capacity and capability to inform projects, events and activities.

The main duties will be to:

  • Contribute to the implementation of the programme plan developed by the Programme Manager
  • Work with the Programme Manager to plan and run relevant events and meetings, organising venues, delegates, and logistics
  • Collaborate closely with local stakeholders to utilise data evidence in relation to current cancer-related services
  • Support capacity building for local residents in Lambeth and local voluntary organisations
  • Identify potential opportunities led by local communities
  • Create publicity material and utilize social media channels with a focus on promoting projects across Lambeth and sharing learning
  • Build and improve knowledge of local communities, as well as increasing the understanding of the collective views and concerns of communities.

We are in search of a candidate with a solid understanding and/or lived experience in direct engagement with diverse communities in London. The ideal candidate will have a background in community work, a robust understanding of the voluntary sector, and a demonstrated track record in effectively managing partnerships with stakeholders. If you have outstanding people and relationship skills and are enthusiastic about making a meaningful impact on the lives of others, we look forward to receiving your application.

To meet our commitment to providing safe, high quality services to our customers we will complete a basic level background check with the Disclosure and Barring service, once an offer of employment is made. A new check will be carried out on a 3 yearly basis. The cost of a DBS will be paid for by the organisation and as part of our onboarding process.

Please note :- we do not currently offer visa sponsorship.

What’s in it for you?

Our benefits include:-

  • 28 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part time) per year
  • 2 volunteering days per year for things like helping out in local communities
  • An additional ‘Beliefs day’ once a year to have an extra a day off
  • Enhanced pension with matched contributions of up to 9%
  • Life assurance cover 3 x your salary
  • Health cash plan scheme for your everyday healthcare needs which you can add your family members too
  • Tenancy deposit – interest free loan to help with rental deposits
  • Access to extensive learning and training opportunities with Wisebox platform
  • Colleague virtual social platform with our workplace pages where you can keep up to date with the organisational activity and link in with colleagues
  • Career progression across the organisation with our mentoring programme and apprenticeships
  • We are committed to the wellbeing of our colleagues and support this as an organisation

About us

Learn more about our benefits and organisation by viewing our attached document

Our promise

Here at Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (MTVH) we want to capture the value that difference brings and are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. We work collaboratively ‘Serving people better every day’ to educate, support and develop all of our diverse employees and the communities that we serve.

We want every employee and every customer to feel comfortable enough to be their true self and are working tirelessly in the background to create an environment that encourages our employees to challenge non-inclusive behaviours and to be mindful of their own and other’s wellbeing.

Our core values of Dare, Care and Collaborate demonstrate that we are a people focused business, solving social issues by working together!

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found so we do encourage you to complete the application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.


Welcome to MTVH!

Our organisation was built on a simple mission – to give people a safe, secure, and affordable home. That is as true today as it was in the 1950’s, when our founder Molly Huggins established on organisation to provide homes for Windrush migrants in London. Our core purpose I that “everyone should have a home and the chance to live well” To fulfil this vision, we work with partners to make our neighbourhoods – new and old - sustainable and vibrant places, where our customers want to live. We put people at the heart of everything we do and to guide is in every decision we make. Through managing more than 57,000 households we work at a scale that means our actions to achieve this have real impact.

We firmly believe that by serving people better every day, we will support a healthier, better cared for, and more prosperous society in the future. Like our founders before us, we will leave a lasting legacy for future generations. Our colleagues are crucial to our success in achieving this. Therefore, we are committed to investing in colleagues and creating the opportunity for them to develop. Our working environment has been designed to be one that brings out the very best in people.

We are a member of the National Housing Federation and the g15, which represents London’s 15 largest housing associations and houses one in 10 Londoners (

We also offer a wide range of benefits:-

  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • In addition to annual leave a 'belief day' to be taken at a time of your choosing
  • 2 paid voluntary days to support your community
  • Smarter working is the MTVH approach to future working arrangements for colleagues registered as office-based to adapt to the needs of the customer.
  • Life assurance cover 3 x your salary
  • Health cash plan scheme for your everyday healthcare needs
  • Enhanced pension with matched contributions up to a maximum of 9% contribution
  • Tenancy deposit – interest free loan to help with rental deposits
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • 'Nudge' financial wellbeing platform
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Access to extensive on-line training        
Company info
0203 535 3611
2nd Floor, The Grange
100 High Street
N14 6PW
United Kingdom

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