Position: Project Co-ordinator.
Responsible to: The Directors and Management Committee.
Hours: 37 hours per week.
Contract duration: 2.5 years, based on performance & satisfactory employment delivery.
Pay scale: scale – £24,000 per year PA.
Holiday entitlement: 20 days accrued not including bank Holidays as we are not open currently on Bank Holidays.
Capacity and Context of Employment:
This Project Co-ordinators role, specific to oversee and deliver the Projects overall aims and objectives in line with the BLCF’s specific targets and other aspects based on other funding gained or requirements.
Creative Black Country aims and Objectives, Walsall Connects, and other potential stakeholders, tackling isolation, loneliness, anxiety low self-esteem and poor mental health.
The Post will be hosted by One Love Community Music and Arts CIC who shall oversee the main duties of this post and monitor its outcomes relevant to the organisations needs and its overall aims.
The context of the role is to ensure that One Love Community Music and Arts, maximises the opportunities that are available to ensure sustainability beyond the 3 years of the project and BLCF funding.
The Project Co-ordinator shall explore and develop other opportunities for funding, which may entail developing employment or return to work programmes which benefit the Project via placements, volunteering or through Arts, Crafts, Music, Yoga, Mindfulness and Talking therapies partnerships.
To ensure all financial transactions are monitored both within the context of room bookings, partnership arrangements and overall spend etc. Grants given and income generated and complete reconciliation in line with the Finance and Systems Officer.
- To monitor and implement a strategy for community engagement based on our aims and objectives (see Lottery brief)
- To monitor participation and track involvement
- To Manage and co-ordinate staff allocated to the brief, i.e. Art Workers, Cultural Activity worker, Gardener and any volunteers
- To Oversee and report on user group involvement
- To encourage involvements of Groups, timetabled and booked in see BLCF targets.
- Prepare Management reports monthly on progress and targets (see activity planner report template.
- To take responsibility for ensuring the project runs smoothly establishing clear systems for operations and developing strategies for engaging clients/customers. Establish a Monthly timetable of activities.
- To intervene when necessary in support of the Coffee shop with any queries and difficulties encountered.
- Ensure there is a system in place to capture information from users and point of first contact.
- Develop a monthly timetable of events within the agreed budget.
- Keep and publish information available to the public and potential participants.
- Track and reconcile petty cash use.
- To report and address any health and safety issues by reporting or addressing.
- Participate in quarterly and annual audits.
- To support the development of systems to capture user information.
- To handle and process information relating to DBS checking.
- To ensure systems for monitoring / confidentiality are consistent with requirements from funders and that required by the Directors and GDPR.
- To attend staff meetings when required at any site relevant to the delivery of this role.
- To carry out any other duties relevant to the Post and task which enhance a good working environment.
A recognised National Qualification at NVQ Level 3 and above in a field relevant to the post, i.e. Youth and Community, Health and Social Care, Leadership and Management.
Coupled with at least 3 years’ experience of working within or with the voluntary or third sector within a Community engagement capacity.
- We are looking for a self-driven enthusiastic person who is passionate about community engagement and project development.
- Has demonstrable experience of managing and delivering on project outcomes and can engage a wide and diverse community audience.
- Person must have strong organisational and planning skills and the ability to multi task effectively with a proven ability to prioritise workload in order to meet targets and deadlines.
- Has experience of working collaboratively in a community setting with a variety of stakeholders.
- Has a professional attitude and is self-motivated.
- The person appointed must have a knowledge of working with people with mental health issues and is capable of developing strategies to engage an audience and develop a programme to address issues of loneliness, social isolation, depression and anxiety.
One Love Community Music and Arts CIC are happy to receive applications from suitable candidates by sending in a CV and an A4 Job Description Response, describing your suitability, experience and ability to meet the person specification.
CV’s should be recent and job specific. A4 Job response entitled Project Coordinator.
Please return all applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: 21st of June 2019 12 Noon.
For Further enquiries relating to this post, please contact us by email only at email@example.com.