Community Engagement Coordinator Little Minds Matter, Bradford Infant Mental Health Service, Central Bradford 37 hours per week

Grade 3 (lower): £26,949 – £29,573 per annum pro rata

Permanent Contract

Family Action is offering an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and confident Community Engagement Coordinator to work in partnership between Family Action Perinatal Peer Support Service and Little Minds Matter: Bradford Infant Mental Health Service both funded by Better Start Bradford. To take the lead role in establishing and driving forwards a culturally responsive ‘community messaging’ portfolio around promoting positive infant mental health needs, development and attachment within the Better Start Bradford population.

The Services are both Better Start Bradford projects funded by The National Lottery Community Fund, which supports children in Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton get the best start in life. They provide more than 20 projects for pregnant women and families with children aged under four, which aim to improve children’s emotional and social development, communication and language skills and nutrition. For more information about Better Start Bradford, please visit www.betterstartbradford.org.uk.

We are looking for an experienced Community Engagement Coordinator with the skills to consult with the Better Start Bradford community of parents on the best methods for getting culturally responsive infant mental health messages across, review the findings, and use this to inform planning for the next phase of infant mental health work.

You will have the ability to lead consultations with parents and the wider community through engagement events, both in person and online. The ability to plan the dissemination of infant mental health messages using the appropriate methodology including use of digital platforms, including the LMM online campaign and existing service resources and staff. In addition you will be able to lead a digital campaign that will help us to share our messages with families who are less likely to engage with traditional services and to support the data collection, evaluation, and dissemination of the impact from our community engagement work.

What will we offer you?

We’ll offer you flexible working hours, a generous pension scheme and leave entitlements, eye care vouchers, a cycle to work scheme and other great benefits. We have an excellent wellbeing offer and we’ll invest in your professional development with on-going quality training and career development opportunities. You’ll join an established, supportive and high-performing service and have the opportunity to thrive in an innovative, non-hierarchal organisation that values your opinion, encourages learning and has the needs of children and families at its core.

We are forward looking, ambitious and committed to continuous improvement. We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operates with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have the necessary skills then we look forward to hearing from you. Please complete an application form to be considered for the role. For an application pack and further information visit www.family-action.org.uk/workingwithus

Please email completed applications to: completed.application16@family-action.org.uk

Closing date: 6th July 2021, midnight

Interview date: 15th July 2021

Appointments are subject to Family Action receiving a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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