Closing date for all posts is 5pm on Tuesday 1st June.

We are looking for applicants for the following paid positions within the brand new Upskilling the Health & Social Care Workforce Project with Community CVS: –

Connecting Communities Development Officers (x2)

The Connecting Communities Development Officers will be working closely with organisations across the VCFSE Sector, the public sector and the private sector. Hopefully with a background in helping to develop organisations and experienced in bring partners to work and collaborate together, hosting multi-agency meetings, etc. 2 of the roles will be based in Blackburn and 2 of the roles we are hoping to be based in Preston, but working across Central Lancashire and West Lancashire. These roles are crucial in building trusted relationships with voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise organisations and with public and private sector partners and encouraging organisations and people to sign up for the project, undertaking organisational diagnostics, developing workforce development plans and tapping into the training offer.

Senior Training Advisors (x3)

We expect the senior training advisors, to be experienced of delivering advice and training within the workplace. They should be able to undertake organisational diagnostics/skill audits and be able to advice the organisation on developing workforce development plans. They should also be able to train and assess within the workplace.

It is intended that the senior training advisor roles will be based across Lancashire and will work across Lancashire. There will be opportunities to co-locate within a delivery partner in:

  • Blackburn
  • Blackpool
  • Burnley
  • Lancaster
  • Preston

You will be expected to work within organisations across Lancashire and on an outreach basis in community venues within

  • Fylde and Wyre
  • Hyndburn and Ribble Valley
  • Pendle and Rossendale
  • Chorley, South Ribble and West Lancashire

We expect the senior training advisors to be able to bring their own vocational subject specialism to the team and be able to develop curriculum within any of the following areas:

  • Business Management (HR, marketing & communications, IT, finance, governance, organisational development, quality systems, environmental management, etc.)
  • Basic Skills (literacy, numeracy, ESOL)
  • Health Improvement / Public Health / health and well-being
  • Health and Social Care
  • Information, Advice & Guidance
  • People Related Vocational Areas (e.g. Customer Care, Retail, hospitality, leisure & sport, personal or business coaching, mentoring, etc.)
  • Volunteer Management

This list is not exhaustive. If you think you have something to offer, please share your expertise with us.