Community Resilience Worker

Contract Type: 
Contract / Temporary
Full time
Application deadline: 
Sunday, 18 April, 2021 - 00:00
Fixed Salary
Per Annum
East Durham Trust

Do you want to make a difference?

Are you passionate about helping people in East Durham?

Want to be part of a supportive friendly team?

We are seeking two people to join our team for a new partnership project.

Located: Community House, Peterlee with remote working across East Durham
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £21,300 per annum
Term: Fixed Term until 30th April 2022

Do you want to make a difference to the people and communities of East Durham? We are seeking two Community Resilience Workers to join a new project in partnership with PCP. The aim is to provide wellbeing support to those deeply impacted by Covid-19, including those who have suffered from Covid-19 and those who have been bereaved.
You will be responsible for delivering support and guidance through services and projects, whilst exploring outreach work to maximize impact of those in need. Confidence to work with people across all levels in a sympathetic manner is crucial to this role. You must have a solution-focused attitude and have a proactive and well-researched approach to signposting clients to services and support relevant to them.

Proven experience of working with people and impacted communities is key, with a natural awareness of Covid-19 and its effects on mental health and wellbeing. You will be able to work under pressure and maintain the delivery of support and services to clients, with an understanding knowledge of how to process sensitive information and data.

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 18th April 2021
Interviews to take place: 22nd and 23rd April 2021