Community Engagement Facilitator

>>Community Engagement Facilitator

Are you looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to raise awareness around health and wellbeing across Bristol’s diverse and underrepresented areas?  If so, we are looking for a dynamic, innovative and values-driven individual to enhance community engagement and amplify the voice of local people affected by cancer.

Job Title:        Community Engagement Facilitator

Reference:     CEF326

Hours:            Full time, 37 hours per week

Salary:            £25,000 – £30,000 per annum, depending on experience

Contract:        Fixed-term for 3 years

Location:        Home-based with travel across Bristol and to the Penny Brohn UK National Centre in Pill

Benefits:         25 days holiday per year + bank holidays + additional days over Christmas and New Year period.

The main purpose of this role is to work closely with the Project Lead in order to actively engage people affected by cancer from diverse and underrepresented communities across Bristol.  This will involve developing relationships and facilitating networks to ensure the needs of those communities are understood in order for Penny Brohn to design and implement services that are of specific benefit and relevance to them.

This role requires an understanding of the diverse range of social, economic and environmental factors which impact on people’s health and wellbeing and the ability to achieve positive outcomes. The post holder will support the project lead in the development of projects in partnership with community groups, public and third sector organisations.  We are looking for a highly motivated and creative individual with excellent communication skills and the ability to build and develop relationships and connections within a community setting.

For further details, please download the job description.

Application Process

Please complete the application form and the diversity and equal opportunities form and return them electronically to (quoting job reference in the subject line).  Please do not send a CV.  For queries please call the HR Department on 01275370071.

Timetable for appointment:

Closing date:   Tuesday 19 February at 9am

1st Interview:   Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 February

2nd Interview:  Date to be confirmed

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