Community Connector

  • Reference: Sutton Housing Partnership: Sutton Gate
  • Application closing date: 22 Sep 2021 00:00

Job Description

Community Connector
Sutton, Surrey
Part time 12 hours
Salary Band 1
1 year fixed term contract

Sutton Housing Partnership (established in 2006) manages council housing in Sutton. We aim to bring investment and improvements to homes across the borough. We are responsible for the day-to-day management of housing services to around 6,000 council tenants and 1,500 leaseholders.

We are currently seeking a Community Connector to join us in working together to deliver homes and communities where residents feel happy and secure. 

As a Community Connector you will be required to support signposting to projects aimed at health, wellbeing, training, employment and financial resilience. The role involves working in partnership with statutory and voluntary bodies. You will be required to have experience of building community networks.
About you – You must have experience in working with residents and community groups. You will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills. An ability to establish good relationships with stakeholders and residents is essential. You must possess or agree to apply for an enhanced DBS.
You will work in a small team developing SHP’s Community Investment Plan. The role involves working on a number of projects and signposting to new initiatives. You may be required to work occasional weekend. If you enjoy working face to face with people, have relevant experience and welcome the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of our residents then we would welcome an application from you.
Successful candidates will have access to a wide range of excellent benefits;
27 days annual leave, in addition you will receive 8 statutory holidays (pro rata)
Local Government Pension Scheme
Simply Health staff benefit
Modern and flexible working environment 
Recognition Awards 
The full job description and person specification is attached.

Important Information - Criminal Records

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory result to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Part time
  • Pay: £7,008 Annually

How to Apply