JOB VACANCIES AT DVSC: Community Wellbeing Officer – Additional Information
DVSC is looking for a Community Wellbeing Officer to join our team and contribute to our Wellbeing services.
The post holder will play a key role in helping us to implement our vision, mission and values, by promoting individual and community wellbeing and by ensuring we demonstrate the impact and social value of the work we do.
The successful candidate will ideally have a knowledge, experience and an interest in the third sector, community development, wellbeing (including dementia awareness).
You should have an understanding of co-production and human centred service design and will be excited to creatively develop new ways of working with individuals, and communities (including local businesses) to develop awareness about wellbeing, and the challenges of dementia in particular.
The postholder will support DVSC to act in the role of community enabler empowering individuals, DVSC members, public service partners, local business and the wider community through DVSC’s Dementia Aware Community Led Programme.
The postholder will work as a member of a small programme team, whilst being expected to contribute to DVSC’s Sector Support service and corporate goals.
You will work closely with other members of #teamDVSC including the Marketing and Engagement Officer, Impact and Evaluation Officer, and the Senior Management team on a high profile programme which is enabled thanks to Welsh Government ICF funding.
In your role you will ensure that DVSC’s Community Wellbeing service is proactive and meets programme targets. You will empower individuals and communities and support them in accessing the resources, advice and support they need to enable them to shape and develop themselves and their communities (in line with the Welsh Government’s well-being agenda), and that of our public service partners.
In addition to the services we provide to support our members, and the communities we work with, we are passionate about sharing the lessons we learn with government, and our stakeholders. We want to help drive positive and sustainable social change.
This is a diverse and interesting role and you will need to demonstrate that you are an effective team player with a range of attributes including the ability to foster and maintain effective relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders
We are looking for someone who is driven to ensure we make a difference to people's lives and who will play a key role in developing DVSC’s Dementia Aware Community Led Programme.
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The deadline for applications is midday Wednesday 30 January 2019, and interviews will take place on the week beginning 4 February 2019