Building Young Brixton is hiring a Partnership Coordinator

26
Nov
2018

Post title: Building Young Brixton- Partnership Coordinator

Department: Children, Young People and Families

Salary:£27,000- £30,000 pro rata per annum

Hours:21 hours per week (3 days)

Background:

Building Young Brixton Building Young Brixton (BYB) is a Lambeth based partnership of 6 local youth, community and education specialists, working together to provide a multifaceted service for young people affected by social and financial disadvantages, risk of exclusion and gang involvement across Brixton Town Centre Wards.

Delivering place-based interventions and projects, we support young people to improve outcomes in 6 areas, providing them with key building blocks to support them to become successful, confident and civically engaged individuals: developing social and emotional capabilities; improving engagement in education; preparing for employment and careers; supporting mental well-being; developing positive relationships; increasing civic participation.

The Role of Partnership Coordinator:

The BYB Coordinator will act as the linchpin between partners, responsible for ensuring the integration of services, cross- referrals, scheduling meetings and shared activities, brokering multi-agency partnerships, representing BYB at relevant meetings, and supporting partners with project deliverables where necessary.

They will manage, report on, monitor and evaluate the progress of the programme. They will responsible for engaging the Partnership and its members, and identifying and leveraging the skills, expertise and assets of existing local, institutions and stakeholders. The Coordinator will help maintain an environment of trust and collaboration so that these institutions and stakeholders see the BYB as their own.

They will hold responsibility for BYB communications – ensuring social media and copy publicity including production of articles and project updates is regularly provided for team specific and BYB wide promotional material to allow the partnership to promote its services across the borough and beyond.

A strong understanding of how the BYB services sits within the wider work of the partner organisations and building strong relationships internally, as well as using your excellent communication skills to work within the wider community, is essential to the role.

You may have worked within Youth, Family Services or in a Community setting previously, but more important are the underlying skills of excellent organisation, strong attention to detail, ease of working to clearly set targets and the ability to effectively engage with several programmes at once alongside an excellent understanding of the communities BYB serves.

The role will be managed by High Trees Community Development Trust, the lead partner for BYB. It is expected that as part of the role you will based across BYB Organisations throughout the week.

Further details can be found in the Job Profile, which can be downloaded below.

How to apply:

Please send a CV and covering letter (of no more than two pages), the applicant monitoring form and additional information form to grace.english@high-trees.org with ‘BYB-Partnership Coordinator’ in the subject line by 11.30pm on Monday 7th January.

Should you have any further questions about the role please email or call on 0208 671 3132.

Interviews will take place on 16th and 17th January 2019

 Job Profile

Applicant Monitoring Form

Additional Information Form

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