Project Support & Communications Officer at Care City

Aim of the Role Care City is a not for profit organization based in Barking, East London focussed on helping local people to have a healthier, happier older age, through research, innovation and development. It was co-founded in 2013 by the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham (LBBD) and North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT) and in June 2019 became an independent Community Interest Company (CIC). A CIC is a special form of limited company which exists primarily to benefit a community and which reinvests any profits in its social purpose. The post holder will support the Careers Project Lead to deliver workforce development projects. Specifically our work with North East London Health and Care Partnership (NELHCP) in inspiring and engaging young people and job seekers into local jobs in health and social care through a network of health and social care Careers Ambassadors. Careers Ambassadors use their own experiences of working in health and social care to inspire others to consider roles in the sector. The postholder will work alongside local schools, colleges and Job Center Plus’s in East London to organize events and briefings where these Ambassadors can share insights into the work they do and routes to access local jobs. The post holder will also play a key role in supporting our Young Persons Panel, a group of 16-18 year olds, who work with us to ensure the voice of young people in East London is accurately reflected in our work. They will be a trusted employee, able to prioritize their own workload, whilst responding to day to day situations, unpredictable project issues and proactively requesting support from team members as needed. The post holder will also support the administrative requirements of both the Careers project and the wider organisation. Further Details Please click on this link for further details and to view the full Job description To apply To apply please email [email protected] Please state clearly which job vacancy you are applying for and send your CV, with a covering letter, no more than 2 sides of A4, stating why you are interested in this role and how your work experience and any lived experience is relevant to the role . Closing Date – Wednesday, 24th August Interviews – Wednesday, 31st August

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