KEIGHLEY TOWN COUNCIL VACANCY
KEY WORKER x 2
SPC 5 – 7 £18,795 – £19,554 pro rata 24 hours per week to include occasional evening and weekend working
(This post is temporary for a fixed term up 30 June 2022, with a possible extension dependent on funding.)
Keighley Town Council are seeking to appoint two highly motivated and enthusiastic Key Workers who will work with communities and individuals across the Community Led Local Development (CLLD) area of Keighley.
The newly funded Keighley Works Project will support community engagement and employability services and will work with other delivery partners and stakeholders across Keighley to engage participants through outreach in local communities to support their personal development and help in accessing the services and training they need to move them closer to work.
The Key Worker will work with individuals (age 19+) in the community to overcome the barriers preventing access to education, training, volunteering and employment.
Applicants should have strong organisational skills, a strong networking ability, be easy to approach and be able to engage with a diverse group of people.
Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 2nd November 2020. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 3rd or Wednesday 4th November 2020.
Application packs are available from:-
Town Clerk, Keighley Town Council, Keighley Civic Centre, North Street, Keighley BD21 3RZ. Tel: 01535 872126, Email firstname.lastname@example.org or it can be downloaded below
Informal discussion concerning the role can be made by contacting the Assistant Town Clerk/CDO on 01535 872101.
The project is receiving up to £300,000 of funding from the England European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and the Department for Work and Pensions are the Managing Authorities for European Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund funding through the Growth Programme, funds established by the European Union to help local areas stimulate their economic development. By investing in projects the funds will help to support innovation, businesses, skills and employment to improve local growth and create jobs. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding.