Community Development Coordinator

Funded through the Big Lottery Fund, Big Local is an exciting opportunity for residents in 150 areas around England to use at least £1m over 10 years to make a massive and lasting positive difference to their communities. It’s about bringing together all the local talent, ambitions, skills and energy from individuals, groups and organisations who want to make their area an even better place to live. We have a local partnership, called Chinbrook Action Residents Team (ChART) who are the decision-making group responsible for the ten year plan and budget in Chinbrook, which is located in Lewisham in the Grove Park ward.

The four programme outcomes for Big Local are:

  • Communities will be better able to identify local needs and take action in response to them.
  • People will have increased skills and confidence, so that they continue to identify and respond to needs in the future.
  • The community will make a difference to the needs it prioritises.
  • People will feel that their area is an even better place to live.

Job Title – Community Development Coordinator

Salary – £13,816 for an 18 hour week (Linked to NJC Scale 6, £26,865 Full time equivalent)

Duration – The post is funded to end September 2019 with a possible extension, subject to further Local Trust funding being approved.

Employer – your employer will be Lewisham Disability Coalition who act as the Local Trusted Organisation for ChART Big Local.

Colleagues – Working closely with residents and key stakeholders and as well as the Health and Green Spaces Coordinator and the Education, Employment and Training Outreach Worker

Role – The role of the Community Development Coordinator is to provide project management support to help deliver the ChART Big Local Work programme.  During 2018 it is envisaged that the post will significantly focus on developing the new local priority of developing Routes out of Poverty for residents of the ChART area.

Please note you must address each point on the person specification. Download a copy here.

How to apply

Please return a completed application form by 5pm on Wednesday 3rd January 2018. Download an application for here.

Download the guidance notes here.

By Post
Director, Lewisham Disability Coalition
111 Randlesdown Rd
London, SE6 3HB.

By e-mail

Deadline – 3 January 2018

Interviews will take place during the week beginning 8th January 2018