Community Outreach Worker

Location
Solihull, West Midlands
Salary
Up to £27,941 per annum
Posted
07 Aug 2017
Closes
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are seeking a Community Outreach Worker to work as a member of the Adult Skills and Community team to promote and recruit to adult provision including Functional Skills / an unemployed offer (Work Ready) / Community Learning / ESOL by identifying new and developing existing relationships  in Birmingham and Solihull and wider.

Working with external stakeholders, including Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, Job Centre Plus, schools, the voluntary sector and employers the post holder will be required to develop new links and sustain current partnerships. Primarily to increase student numbers and generate income by successfully engaging with large partner organisations and small community groups.

The ideal candidate will possess experience of successful networking and relationship building and be able and willing to respond to the needs of both external and internal clients. Excellent communication skills and a positive 'can do' attitude are essential.