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Project Worker: BEAP - Kickstart Placement

Job description:
Project Worker Purpose of the Post The Project Worker’s main function is to manage the day-to-day activities of a project or part of a service. The Project Worker will also assist the Centre Manager to develop and support a range of flexible, creative and responsive community based initiatives for predominately the South Asian community.

Reports to the Centre Manager.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage project delivery: respond to day to day queries, ensure the provision of good quality service delivery and support planning involving the service user and maintain a high quality of service for service users.
  • Participate in internal and external assessments and reviews: representing the organisation at meetings as appropriate
  • Represent the organisation e.g. at meetings, events and other appropriate fora.
  • Provide information: raise public awareness about the service also other support agencies and give advice and information to service users. Facilitate access to other agencies/resources.
  • Learning mentor: train, support, supervise, appraise and develop volunteers. Project workers will also assist with the recruitment of volunteers.
  • Basic management of finance and budgets: ensure correct entries and collation of information so all returns are made within allocated timescales.
  • Project Planning: to provide information and reports regarding service activity to contribute to the project plan
  • Attend and contribute to meetings: feedback to staff policy and operational changes and issues discussed. Under direction of centre manager
  • Development of the project: identify gaps in service provision and encourage the development of effective, high quality innovative services. Play a key role in developing partnership working with other organisations and professionals.
  • Any other reasonable request within the capability of the jobholder.

Essential skills, experience and qualifications: 

Project Worker Requirements:

  • GCSE C and above.
  • Prior project worker experience.
  • Excellent computer skills, especially typing.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Multilingual may be preferred or required.
  • Desire to be proactive and create a positive experience for others

Number of hours per week:
25

Working pattern and contracted hours:
Monday to Friday 10am til 3pm 

Hourly rate of pay:
National Minimum Wage 

Details of employability support:
BEAP Community will allocated a learning mentor and we will:
Provide monthly supervision
Develop a performance review
In house training

Location:
BEAP Community Partnership, 31 Cornwall Road Bradford BD8 7JN

If you are interested in this Kickstart Placement, aged 16-24 and claiming Universal Credit, please contact your DWP work coach at your local Job Centre Plus to go through the application process for this placement.