Community Outreach Worker - Full or part time
(Part time applications considered)
We are excited to offer an opportunity for the post of a Community Outreach Worker to work as a member of the Adult Skills and Community team to set up, promote and recruit to adult courses. This includes the cross College unemployed offer such as Customer Service, Working in the Health and Social Care Sector, as well as Functional Skills, Community Learning and English to Speakers of Other Languages.
By working with external stakeholders in Birmingham, Solihull and sometimes wider, including Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, Job Centre Plus, schools, the voluntary sector and employers, the post holder will be required to identify new and develop existing partnerships. The post holder will significantly increase student numbers and generate income by successfully engaging with anything from large partner organisations to small community support groups. The post holder will also work the Adult Skills and Community Head of School to manage and monitor the College Community Learning provision by acting as a point of contact to, providing support for and monitoring quality with a large team of community tutors.
The ideal candidate will possess experience of successful networking and relationship building and be able to respond quickly to the needs of both external and internal clients. Excellent communication skills and a positive ‘can do’ attitude are essential.
We welcome applications for 0.5 (18.5 hours per week), please identify in your supporting statement if you are applying for a 0.5 position.