Community Programs Coordinator



Our Client is a registered Charity and a member of Together Housing Group.  They work with communities to build better futures together. 

They have an excellent opportunity for someone to coordinate the Employment & Skills and Youth & Community Work programmes Wakefield and Calderdale, leading and motivating the team to deliver a range of fantastic projects. 

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Effective leadership and management of project teams supporting people with multiple barriers to access support & help, and achieve their personal goals 
  • Proven ability to work with Managers, coordinators and cross functional teams to ensure that there is a consistent, integrated offer developed and maintained
  • Sound contract/funding management ensuring funding obligations and targets are met or exceeded 
  • Strong relationships with partner agencies and contractors, with a view to developing joint activities and securing additional income.
  • Partnership working with local agencies
  • Working in the third sector

Your current experience, skills and knowledge should consist of:

  • Engaging with & supporting people with multiple needs and breaking down barriers to work
  • Good understanding of the challenges associated with poverty, unemployment, debt and mental health & wellbeing
  • Experience of networking and partnership working and development, within the statutory, voluntary and private sectors
  • Knowledge of national as well as local programmes relating to community support and employability.
  • Knowledge of policies and legislation relating to young people and vulnerable adults
  • A quality driven approach
  • Knowledge and experience of Safeguarding and managing safeguarding referrals across both adults and young people

This role is subject to a full enhanced DBS check

A full driving licence is required with access to a car, as travel across West Yorkshire is an essential part of the role.

For further details and / or to apply for this job, please contact us today quoting Ref: JB-2066

07748 707550

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