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Community Hub Leader (Community Support and Empowerment, Youth and Children’s work, Academies)

Employer
Oasis Community Learning
Location
Bristol
Salary
£31919 - £35934 per annum
Closing date
17 Feb 2022

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Function
Operations & Service Delivery
Sector
Community
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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Community Hub Leader (Community Support and Empowerment, Youth and Children’s work, Academies)
Bristol

About Us

Oasis is a ground-breaking global movement and group of charities and social enterprises working in 51 community hubs located in 11 countries across the world.

We create a new sense of neighbourhood in communities that had previously been forgotten by society and our Community Hub enables people to come together and fulfil their potential.

We are also raising the educational bar through our academies. A family of 52 educational institutions serving over 28,000 students from a variety of backgrounds, our academies seek to close the educational gap that exists between disadvantaged students and their more privileged counterparts. Our Community Hubs are integral to making this change.

We are currently looking for a Community Hub Leader to lead our North Bristol Hub which supports our academies and the wider local community. This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week (including breaks).

The Benefits

- Salary of £31,919 - £35,934 per annum
- Non-contributory pension scheme with 7% employer contributions
- Continuous professional development programme with training opportunities
- A supportive network and family of staff in a motivating working environment
- Make a positive, lasting difference within your community
- Support to grow and develop your knowledge
- A generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year (+ 8 Bank Holidays), rising to 30 days (+ 8 Bank Holidays) after two years of service and more!

This is a fantastic opportunity for an entrepreneurial individual with experience of leading community projects to join our Hub in North Bristol and help provide a range of brilliant services benefiting the whole community.

Your expertise and thoughtful leadership will be pivotal to the ongoing success of the community hub, delivering family support, youth mentoring and NEET prevention. You will have the chance to shape services that truly make a difference and positively contribute to people’s lives.

So, if you want to take on a diverse role where you will communicate our vision that everyone is included, treated equally and their differences are respected, we want to hear from you.

The Role

As our Community Hub Leader, you will focus on leading the development of our established Community Hub in North Bristol.

Using your entrepreneurial flair and excellent leadership style, you will build a positive community movement with a range of brilliant services to support children, adults and families.

In this key role, you will oversee the effective planning and management of resources and co-ordinate the community Hub plan, measuring its impact and actively implementing improvements. You will take the Hub to the next stage of development and grow the local community movement through the lens of our ethos.

Specifically, you will:

- Build supportive working partnerships across the community and various groups
- Lead the strategic development of the Hub including comms and income generation
- Recruit staff and volunteers to support the success of our community work
- Develop key community services to benefit our academy and the wider community

About You

To join us as our Community Hub Leader, you will need:

- Experience of leading and growing community projects from the initial start-up phase through to maturity
- Experience using resources and budget management innovatively to maximise funding
- Knowledge and an understanding of community work
- Self-reliance and a results-focused mindset
- A degree level qualification (or equivalent) and/or relevant professional qualification

Other organisations may call this role a Community Development Leader, Community Services Leader, Community Services Team Leader, or Community Development Project Manager.

CVs will not be accepted after 9am Friday 18th February 2022.
First round of interviews will be held on week beginning 21st February.
Final interviews on week beginning 28th February, in Bristol.

We actively encourage applications from people of all ethnic backgrounds and minority and underrepresented groups. If you require any assistance to overcome potential barriers, please let us know.  If you require any assistance to overcome potential barriers, please let us know. Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

So, if you’re seeking a rewarding new opportunity as a Community Hub Leader, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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