The closing date has now passed. We are no longer accepting applications for this role.

We are looking for Community Development Worker to join our Good Neighbours team and work across our Bemerton and New River Green Good Neighbours Schemes in N1, Islington.

The overall goal of our Good Neighbours Schemes are for people to thrive, have a good quality of life and live in happy and healthy communities. We focus on the following intermediate outcomes, working to ensure that residents:

  • have the skills, knowledge and confidence to achieve their goals
  • participate in activities that improve their wellbeing
  • have good access to support networks
  • are supported by high quality services
  • are positive about themselves
  • work together for the common good.

To succeed in this post you will need

  • excellent communication and organisational skills
  • experience of supporting residents to achieve their goals and improve their health and wellbeing
  • ability to organise, set up and facilitate community events
  • ability and willingness to work flexibly including evenings and occasional weekends.

We can offer a friendly working culture and a chance to make a difference to people’s lives in Islington.

  • 28 hours per week (Monday - Thursday)
  • Salary: £26,000 pro rata (£20,800 per annum) plus contributory pension 

For further information please see the job description and person specification.

If you would like to arrange an informal chat about this post please email Savita Narain, Senior Manager at [email protected]

Applications should consist of

  • Your CV which must include details of your education, qualifications and any relevant training, your employment history and 2 referees.
  • A covering letter, no more than 2 sides of A4 in total, which outlines why you want the job and your skills, experience and knowledge in relation to each of the points in the Person Specification.

Please send your application to [email protected] by 10am on Monday 18 October 2021. Interviews will take place on Friday 5 November 2021.

By making an application you are stating that you are legally entitled to work in the UK. The appointment will be subject to standard pre-employment checks and a satisfactory enhanced DBS check will be required.

Help on Your Doorstep is an equal opportunities employer. Please contact us if you would like to see our Equal Opportunities Policy.