Local Area Co-ordinator Newark and Sherwood

9 October 2022
Fixed Term
Full Time
Two years
Newark and Sherwood District
£28,226 - £32,798 per annum

We are recruiting a Local Area Coordinator in Newark and Sherwood District, who is passionate about their local community and practically supporting people’s independence.  

Local Area Coordination builds connections, walking alongside residents, developing inclusive, self-supporting communities.  

Local Area Coordinators walk alongside:  

  • Mental health needs
  • Disabilities
  • Older people and their families/carers
  • Younger people transitioning to adulthood

Being a Local Area Coordinator means being an accessible point of community contact, building long-term relationships to guide people, encouraging opportunities for involvement in local networks. They also contribute to the evidence of how the approach supports transformative change, e.g. analysing data, preparing written reports and delivering presentations.  

You will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work confidently in challenging environments. Applicants will have a relevant qualification and experience in the voluntary sector, health, social care, community practice or a similar to evidence an understanding of asset-based community development.  

These posts are an excellent opportunity to contribute towards Local Area Coordination development in Nottinghamshire while working in a multi-disciplinary team. Successful candidates will receive regular supervision, support, training, professional development and generous work-related benefits.  

For an informal discussion please call Paul Cannon – Team Manager – Early Help and Support in the Community – 0115 9774929 or email paul.cannon@nottscc.gov.uk

Appointment to this post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full-time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

Nottinghamshire County Council strives to ensure that it goes beyond the requirements of the Equalities Act and prides itself on being accredited as a Disability Confident Leader Organisation.

Therefore, the County Council encourages applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, religion, belief, pregnancy and maternity status, age or sexual orientation.

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