Community Project Worker

Oasis South Bristol Hub:Three vacancies: Knowle West, Hengrove and Brislington

FULL-TIME (40 hours)

18 MONTH FIXED TERM CONTRACT

SALARY:  £29,319 – £32,493 per annum

Want to enable children, young people and families to have positive lives?

Want to be part of a supportive, dynamic, fun & quality team?

Want to make your community a better place?

Want to grow in confidence and experience?

Oasis community support, based at our Hub in South Bristol are looking for three special, talented and adaptable people to help us strengthen and sustain our wide range of community and targeted programmes.

Oasis South Bristol hub team are now in a position to employ three Community Project Workers to work alongside our Oasis Community Hub team in South Bristol and we are looking for talented and adaptable people to join our busy team.

The role will encompass community support activity as well developing and running school holiday provision.

Key responsibilities will be:

  • To provide enrichment activities to the children’s youth work to include holiday schemes, afterschool and lunch time clubs.
  • To develop a strong food poverty programme and offer support for the community through adult education, wellbeing, advocacy/family support and volunteering opportunities.
  • To work alongside the Strategic Community Development Leader to develop funding and volunteer capacity which can support the Academies holistically across all of the Hub.
  • To engage and work with hard to reach families supporting them to access Hub services and activities to develop their skills, knowledge and aspirations.

The successful post holder must have:

  • Self-motivation, resilience, with excellent organisational and inter-personal skills.
  • Successful experience of working with parents / carers (voluntary or paid work)
  • Proven experience of community development
  • Experience working with challenging behaviours and attitudes
  • Knowledge of safeguarding practices and health and safety

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing team, working in a community and education setting.  As part of the package, Oasis offers:

  • A pension scheme, offering 7% employer contribution.
  • A generous holiday allowance, starting at 25 days per year (plus 8 Bank Holidays).
  • Policies which promote well-being and are family friendly.

Email your CV including a Supporting Statement to recruitment@oasisuk.org . Your Supporting Statement should be no more than two A4 pages and must address the following question:

Please expand on your CV to tell us about relevant skills, experience and qualification you have, that relate to the job description and person specification.

Completed applications should be returned by Midday Monday 4th March 2024

Interviews will take place in South Bristol on the week beginning the 12th March 2024

We actively encourage applications from people of all ethnic backgrounds and minority and underrepresented groups.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

The successful candidate will need to be provide proof of the right to work in the UK.

Oasis supports Equal Opportunities.  Registered Charity No. 1163889