Project Worker: BEAP - Kickstart Placement
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:
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
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.