Financial Engagement Worker

Deadline for applications: 12 noon, Monday 4th June 2018

We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented Community Financial Engagement Worker to provide community based financial capability, financial confidence and financial inclusion support as part of our Big Local community-based project.

Working with the GM2LF Big Local Partnership you will deliver financial capability services, the ideal candidate will be self-motivated, a good communicator, who loves working in partnership with local agencies and residents.

We want to engage and work alongside local people to improve the quality of their lives, address low income and poverty and improve their financial confidence.

The post will initially be for 2 years, ideally starting in June 2018. The role will involve flexible working (including some evenings and weekends)

Job Title:                    Financial Engagement Worker

Contract Term:          2 years Fixed Term

Hours:                        15 hours a week, to be worked flexibly as required

Salary:                        £19,500 pro rata, plus 6% pension contribution

Accountable to:        Grace Mary to Lion Farm Big Local Partnership

Line Management:    This post will be tasked by the Big Local Partnership, but day to day management and supervision will be through the chair, supported by the Big Local Development Co-ordinator.

Location:                    Post will be based in Oldbury (B69 1BG)

Purpose of the appointment:

To support and provide people in the Grace Mary to Lion Farm Big Local area with the knowledge, skills and confidence in good money management.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide advice on money management and savings to the local residents through one to one or group sessions
  • Spread awareness of financial matters in the Grace Mary to Lion Farm Big Local area
  • Provide bespoke packages of support according to individual needs
  • Build capacity of local residents to engage in the Big Local process

Specific outcomes:

  • Delivering to an agreed work plan, to facilitate financial capabilities
  • A clearly defined local vision for the future of the area
  • The preparation, approval and delivery of our Big Local Plan

Deadline for applications: 12 noon, Monday 4th June 2018

Interviews: Wednesday 13th June 2018

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