THE TOWN COUNCIL OFFICE WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

FROM 9.00 A.M. - 4.30 P.M.

APPOINTMENTS / ENQUIRIES CAN BE MADE

BY TELEPHONING 01179 868683 

OR EMAILING admin@keynsham-tc.gov.uk

BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT OFFICER


Part Time / 20 hours per week

Salary range NJC SCP 15 – 17 from £23,953 – £24,920

(NJC SCP 15 – 17 pro rata rate £12,948 - £13,468)

plus Local Government Pension Scheme Membership,

salary depending on qualifications and experience.

The Role

This is a brand-new role, and an exciting opportunity to help drive forward our mission to make Keynsham a better place to live, work, play and visit. We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Business and Community Engagement Officer who will share our commitment and belief in the unique potential of our town. This role will be responsible for the majority of the Council’s business and community engagement activities together with communications, working with our forward-thinking small, friendly Council team, stakeholders and a thriving voluntary sector in Keynsham spanning the arts and culture, sustainability, horticulture, festivals and a great deal more.

About You

If you have skills in Business and Community Engagement and are also strong in respect of communications, being able to develop and handle public relations, media, campaigns and marketing initiatives, we would love to hear from you. We are looking for someone who’s ambitious, a team player, flexible and proactive, with an eye for detail. If this is you, please contact us. More information can be found in the job description.

Our Town

Keynsham is a thriving market town within the Bath and North East Somerset Council area. The Town Council serves a population of approximately 19,000 with further increases in population anticipated over the next few years.

In addition to a wide range of facilities managed by the Council, it is currently overseeing the preparation of a Neighbourhood Plan, some major capital projects and intends to continue working with its partners to create a new programme of events and services to benefit the community.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact our Town Clerk, Dawn Drury townclerk@keynsham-tc.gov.uk or by phoning for an informal chat on 0117 9868683 or 07904 161097

To receive more information, including a Job Description and Person Specification, together with a job application form email admin@keynsham-tc.gov.uk or telephone 0117 9868683. Click here for an application form and job description.

Application is by completed application form with a covering letter.

Closing date: Friday 19th August 2022

Successful candidates will be notified of the interview date following short-listing.

We value equality. We welcome applications from anyone who meets our person specification.

YOUTH SUPPORT WORKER


10.5 HRS PER WEEK

Salary Range JNC 7-10 (£19,922 -£22,104)

pro-rata (£5634 - £6273)

plus, Local Government Pension Scheme Membership,

salary depending on qualifications and experience.

JOB DESCRIPTION

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for passionate and enthusiastic individual to join the Town Council’s Youth Service!

You will engage and support young people to access advice and guidance and additional support where needed with a view to improving their current and future outcomes, ensure opportunities for inclusion, positive choices, emotional wellbeing, keeping themselves safe and reducing the risk of exploitation or harm. This role will require at least three face to face sessions per week, Occasional additional hours may be required to meet needs e.g., Holiday activities, outings and other sessions as and when required.

Keynsham is a thriving market town within the Bath and North East Somerset Council area. The Town Council serves a population of approximately 19,000 with further increases in population anticipated over the next few years.

In addition to a wide range of facilities managed by the Council, it is currently working to expand and improve our Youth Service provision and team.

Youth Support Worker

As a Support Worker with Keynsham Town Council, you will Work alongside our Youth Development Officer and Youth Support Workers to help develop the Town Council youth provision. You will co-produce with young people and the Youth Work Team a relevant, informal, welcoming environment for the 11-18 age group. Your role will include working with young people through a variety of methods providing personal and social education to help them gain knowledge and recognise new opportunities in the world around them. You will be expected to build effective and meaningful relationships with young people through regular contact, mutual trust, respect and understanding whilst maintaining professional boundaries, whilst responding to the needs of individuals and groups of young people by developing appropriate strategies for action which are both educational and fun.

All of our Youth Team help to bridge the gaps in understanding between the local community and young people; and to highlight issues affecting young people acting as advocates for and with them within the wider community.

If you believe you have the skills and experience to fulfil this post and drive to move forward our exciting programme for change, we would love to hear from you.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact our Town Clerk, Dawn Drury townclerk@keynsham-tc.gov.uk or by phoning for an informal chat on 07904 161097

To receive more information, including a Job Description and Person Specification together with a job application form email admin@keynsham-tc.gov.uk or telephone 0117 9868683. Click here for an application form and job description.

Application is by completed application form with covering letter.

Closing date: Friday 19th August 2022

Successful candidates will be notified of the interview date following short-listing.

We value equality. We welcome applications from anyone who meets our person specification.

ASSISTANT YOUTH SUPPORT WORKER


10.5 HRS PER WEEK

Salary Range JNC 5 -7 (£19,308 -£19,631)

pro-rata (£5634 - £5571)

plus, Local Government Pension Scheme Membership,

salary depending on qualifications and experience.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Keynsham Town Council Youth Service has an exciting opportunity available for people who think they can make a positive difference to young people’s lives and who have a genuine regard for young people.

You will engage and support young people to access advice and guidance and additional support where needed with a view to improving their current and future outcomes, ensure opportunities for inclusion, positive choices, emotional wellbeing, keeping themselves safe and reducing the risk of exploitation or harm. This role will require at least three face to face evening sessions per week. Occasional additional hours may be required to meet needs e.g., holiday, activities, outings and other sessions as and when required.

Ideally you will have basic youth work qualifications, e.g. NVQ1 or 2 in Youth Work, or be willing to develop your professional skills and gain qualifications in youth work.

Keynsham is a thriving market town within the Bath and North East Somerset Council area. The Town Council serves a population of approximately 19,000 with further increases in population anticipated over the next few years.

In addition to a wide range of facilities managed by the Council, it is currently working to expand and improve our Youth Service provision and team.

Assistant Youth Worker

As an Assistant Youth Worker with Keynsham Town Council, you will work alongside our Youth Development Officer and Youth Support Workers to help develop the Town Council youth provision, providing exciting and fun activities. You will co-produce with young people and the Youth Work Team a relevant, informal, welcoming environment for the 11-18 age group. Your role will include working with young people through a variety of methods providing personal and social education to help them gain knowledge and recognise new opportunities in the world around them. You will be expected to build effective and meaningful relationships with young people through regular contact, mutual trust, respect and understanding whilst maintaining professional boundaries, whilst responding to the needs of individuals and groups of young people by developing appropriate strategies for action which are both educational and fun.

All of our Youth Team help to bridge the gaps in understanding between the local community and young people; and to highlight issues affecting young people acting as advocates for and with them within the wider community.

If you believe you have the skills and experience to fulfil this post and drive to move forward our exciting programme for change, we would love to hear from you.

To receive more information, including a Job Description and Person Specification together with a job application form email admin@keynsham-tc.gov.uk or telephone 0117 9868683. Click here for an application form and job description.

Application is by completed application form with covering letter.

Closing date: Friday 19th August 2022

Successful candidates will be notified of the interview date following short-listing.

We value equality. We welcome applications from anyone who meets our person specification.


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