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Project Co-ordinator Resettlement Scheme

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
Employer:
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary:
£34,884 - £37,722
Location:
Waltham Forest
Contract:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Hours:
18 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Yes
Closing Date:
03/03/2021 at 23:55 PM
Reference:
Fam/21/143568
Vacancy Description

Project Co-ordinator - Resettlement Scheme, 18 hours a week.

(Fixed Term Contract 12 months)

Vacancy Description:

Waltham Forest is an ambitious Borough. Driven by the culture and the innate creativity of our residents, we have developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council. As London’s first Borough of Culture, we are creating more opportunities to empower our residents and boost their life chances.

About the role:

This post offers an excellent opportunity to develop a blend of skills. The role will involve providing project management and coordination to support the council’s commitment to the government's Resettlement Scheme. The role will involve providing project management and coordination to support the commitment to resettle vulnerable families from refugee camps, in Waltham Forest. This role will involve supporting a wide range of project-related activities, but notably the preparation to source and arrange affordable accommodation to kick start the match for families with the Home Office. The role will also liaise extensively with commissioned providers and internal services, including statutory partners and central government, ensuring the program’s aims and objectives are delivered.

About you:

You will play a crucial role in providing effective co-ordination of support for families arriving in the borough, to ensure their resettlement journey provides them with the services and tools they will need, to become connected to their community and independent residents of Waltham Forest

You should have strong written and verbal communications skills, the ability to form strong partnerships and connections to services across the borough, as well as the ability to organise and coordinate meetings and manage project plans, risks, and issues logs.

If you are an existing member of staff and interested in this role then we can discuss options around secondments so, do get in touch.

Contact: tess.glenday@walthamforest.gov.uk



Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

To support the above and reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting.

The council also operates a scheme whereby, for jobs graded up to and including scale SO2, internal candidates are considered first. This includes those candidates who self-identify as having a disability for the purposes of the Disability Confident scheme. For more information, please refer to our recruitment and selection policy
How to apply

Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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