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Community Development Manager

Published on 13 July 2022 01:00 PM

Position: Community Development Manager

Location: Central Harrow (map) (with some home working) 

Salary: £32,000 per annum

Hours: Full time – 35 hours per week

Contract: 1 year fixed term (with potential to extend)

Benefits: 26 days annual holiday plus bank holidays, a competitive pension with employer contribution of 5%, a health plan and 5 days per year commitment to learning and development.

Closing date: Interviews will be held on a rolling recruitment basis, please do not delay in submitting your application, as the role may close early if a suitable candidate is found.

About the role:

This is an exciting new role to manage the further development of the Social Prescribing model in Harrow. 

The Service Manager will have lines of accountability to Harrow Together, to Harrow Public Health, to the Primary Care Networks and to the third sector consortium lead, Age UK Hillingdon Harrow and Brent.

The purpose of the community development manager will be to form a social prescribing network, facilitate sharing between the members and to identify opportunities to develop new services in the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) in Harrow.

The network will include:

  • Social Prescribing link workers offering short term support
  • Other council support services
  • Navigators/ other services that are helping people find opportunities in their area
  • Patient Participation Groups, user groups (social care, LD, autism, carers etc)
  • Community groups providing support to local residents

The post holder will:

  • Form a network, facilitate sharing between the Local charities (members of Harrow Together and wider VCS) and identify opportunities to develop new services in the VCS.
  • Represent the Social Prescribing Services and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders in NHS, Local Authority and Voluntary Sector.

The opportunities to make a difference are huge. If you think so too and think you have what it takes to be successful as Community Development Manager we are keen to hear from you.

(see job description & person specification below for a comprehensive overview of all role requirements) 

If you have any questions about the role, or for an informal discussion with the recruiting manager please contact: Liz Tack on (07841 800746) or etack@ageukhhb.org.uk

Please send your completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to hr@ageukhhb.org.uk

Age UK HHB is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. 

Job Description & Person Specification