TED Community Officer (Fixed Term)

Hi there – thanks for taking a look at our TED Project’s Community Officer role.

 

Salary: £25,000. Fixed term contract until 31st March 2022.

Hours: 37.5hrs per week Monday to Friday

Closing Date: Weds 21/07/21 latest, depending on applications. (Interviews from 26/07/21, TBC).

 

Job Purpose: To support the TED Ageing Better in East Lindsey Programme Manager and the Team, with a particular focus on supporting the business community.

 

Location: Our Sleaford office, with regular travel across East Lindsey. Full Driving Licence is required.


 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implementation and monitoring of the TED Ageing Better in East Lindsey Delivery Plan in support of the TED Programme Manager, with a particular focus on supporting the business community to be more aware of what it means to be Age-friendly.
  • Ensure that the TED Ageing Better in East Lindsey Programme fully engages with the older people it represents, in particular those that are harder to reach, using this to inform service delivery so that services are co-designed and co-produced by older people.
  • To develop a legacy and sustainability strategy together with the Programme Manager, for the TED Ageing Better in East Lindsey P
  • Support communities to develop and implement robust recovery and emergency resilience plans.
  • Work with the TED Ageing Better in East Lindsey Team to ensure that local evaluation data is collected, processed and included within relevant reports, including the implementation of Date capture as required by The National Lottery Community Fund. This covers learning which can be immediately implemented to improve projects in the short-term, but also wider learning about loneliness and social isolation. Learning is shared among delivery partners, with other stakeholders in the county, with the other Ageing Better programmes around the UK and with The National Lottery Community Fund.
  • Ensure that the TED Ageing Better in East Lindsey Programme fully engages with the older people it represents, in particular those that are harder to reach, using this to inform the strategic direction of service delivery so that services are co-designed and co-produced by older people.
  • Work with the TED Programme Team to implement the wider TED Ageing Better in East Lindsey sustainability plan, helping to demonstrate an impact on key outcomes, investigate the potential to establish a social enterprise that supports older people.
  • Represent and promote YMCA Lincolnshire and TED Ageing Better in East Lindsey to the public in a variety of forums using a blend of communication and digital channels to ensure that older people’s needs and views are the main consideration.
  • Participate in any internal / external meetings as required.
  • Please note that this is not the full list and you should refer to the Job Description via the link below.

 


 

Essential Candidate Criteria

  • Knowledge/experience of working in the business sector.
  • An understanding of the challenges facing the ageing population of Lincolnshire, and more specifically East Lindsey.
  • An understanding of the challenges faced by vulnerable adults
  • A good geographical knowledge of the project area.
  • A good understanding of the recruitment, management and ongoing support of volunteers.
  • Knowledge of effective communication techniques and approaches suitable for different audiences.
  • Experience of report writing for a variety of recipients, including partners, stakeholders and funders.
  • Experience of working in the voluntary sector.
  • Experience of managing and supporting volunteers.
  • Substantial paid or unpaid experience of working with communities and/or community groups.
  • Knowledge of evaluation methods and processes, including Outcome based approaches.
  • Please note that this is not the full list and you should refer to the Job Description via the link below.

 

To view the full Job Description and Person Specification for this role, please click here.

CVs should be send directly to recruitment@lincsymca.co.uk before close of applications.