Apprentice Community Development Worker - Roma/Romanian Communities

Recruiter
Dudley Metropolitan Borough
Location
Dudley
Salary
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Posted
14 Sep 2019
Closes
07 Oct 2019
Specialism
Journalism
Sector
Charity
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Permanent
Salary: Apprenticeship - National minimum wage (age rates apply)
Hours: Full time
Contract: Fixed term
Dudley Council is seeking to recruit a highly motivated individual to the role of Apprentice Community Development Worker with responsibility for working with Dudley's Roma and Romanian Communities, as part of our work with communities and partners to continue to build a healthy, resilient and safe Borough.
The ability to converse in English and Roma and/or Romanian languages is therefore essential. This is an apprenticeship role and is fixed term for 18 months in the first instance. The post holder will work towards a level 3 Certificate in Cultural Learning and Participation.
The Apprentice Community Development Worker (Roma and Romanian Communities) will be part of Dudley Council's Healthy Communities Team, working with existing Community Development Workers and in conjunction with the Community Safety Team.
The post holder will be based at 3-5 St. James's Road, Dudley; however a good proportion of the post holder's time will be spent working from and with the Lye Project and other community settings.
The post holder will engage with the Roma and Romanian communities within Dudley Borough to build relationships, build trust, support the identification of community strengths and actively enable the integration of the Roma and Romanian communities into local communities.
The role will include establishing good relationships with existing local resources, individuals and communities as well as with public, private, voluntary, community, faith sector and social enterprise bodies and will work in partnership with local stakeholders to support community cohesion and resilience.
There is an expectation that the post holder will work outside of normal office hours including evenings and weekends as and when required (age restrictions apply).
For further details and to apply please click the apply button.
The closing date for applications is 6 October 2019.
This post is subject to the DBS checking process.

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