Tower Hamlets CVS Vacancy-Partnerships for BAME Health and Social Care-Deadline 3rd December

Our friends at THCVS have the following vacancy:

Partnerships Officer (BAME Disparities Project)

Fixed Term, one year contract, 35 hours per week

Salary: £32,000 to £34,000 depending on experience

8% pension contribution (6% employer and 2% employee contribution)

25 days annual leave

Tower Hamlets Council for Voluntary Service (THCVS) is an independent membership organisation supporting and representing voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise organisations in the borough of Tower Hamlets.

We have secured funding for a one year action research project to support BAME community groups across Tower Hamlets to build on and sustain the impact achieved in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Project will work with BAME community groups and with system leaders to develop effective and sustainable mechanisms for influencing health and social care systems across Tower Hamlets. The Project will also provide practical support to participating BAME community groups to develop their digital capabilities and longer-term sustainability.

The successful candidate will have experience of successfully bringing organisations together to influence changes in policy or service delivery and will ideally have a practical understanding of the barriers and challenges that BAME community groups face. The post holder will be joining a small capacity building team of 5 people and will be supported in the delivery of the Project by an advisory group with a range of expertise and skills.

Currently, THCVS is supporting all staff to work from home or the office depending on what is most appropriate to keeping safe and the needs of the service.

If you would like an informal chat or require further information about this role, please email the CEO, Peter Okali at

peter.okali@thcvs.org.uk

To apply for the post, please visit the website at

www.thcvs.org.uk

or email

info@thcvs.org.uk

to request an application pack.

Closing date for applications: 9.00am on Thursday 3 December 2020

Interviews will be held on Friday the 11th of December

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