Community Engagement Worker

Preston, Lancashire
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

Do you consider yourself a ‘people person’? Are you enthusiastic about creating positive change? Do you enjoy working with community members from diverse backgrounds? Then this could be the perfect job for you!

Lancashire LGBT is a countywide charity dedicated to supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in Lancashire and creating opportunities for them to be happier, healthier and well-connected.

We are currently recruiting for a Community Engagement Worker to join our existing team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and delivery of community-based activities aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of LGB&T people in Lancashire.

Using their exceptional interpersonal skills, the successful candidate will develop strong working relationships with LGB&T people from a wide range of backgrounds and will play an integral role in the development and delivery of a range of community initiatives and social/peer support activities for LGB&T people across Lancashire.

We are looking for somebody with good communication skills and the ability to generate innovative ideas based on the identified needs of LGB&T people in Lancashire. Previous experience within a community development role is preferred but not essential – primarily, we need somebody who will bring energy and enthusiasm to this exciting and interesting role.

Due to the nature of the role, this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check and a full driving licence and access to a car is required.

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, faith and religion, disability and age.

Appointment will be based on merit alone.