Community Engagement Project Lead

>>Community Engagement Project Lead

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 Project Lead

Reference:     CEPL329

Hours:            Full-time, 37 hours per week

Salary:            £30,000 – £35,000 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 lead a new community engagement project in order to actively engage people affected by cancer from diverse and underrepresented communities across Bristol. This will involve developing relationships and networks to ensure the needs of those communities are understood in order for Penny Brohn to design and implement services that are of specific relevance to them.

This role requires a deep 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 lead 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.  The ideal candidate will have the skills and confidence to encourage the emergence of new concepts and ideas that can then develop into action.

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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