Overview

Community Led Housing Officer Part Time (22.5 hours) Fixed Contract until 31 Jan 2021

Salary £26,000 to £29,200 based on experience and 25 days annual leave both pro-rata.

We will also consider a self-employed contract basis.

Can you help communities make a real difference to their local area by working with them to plan and develop projects to deliver affordable local housing for local people? Do you share our belief in the importance of the not for profit sector and its work to help people whilst also ensuring its sustainable future? Then this exciting role is for you.

Community Action Isle of Wight is looking to employ a part time project officer or self employed consultant to lead on the Isle of Wight Community Led Housing Programme which is well established having been running for just over a year.

We are looking for someone who is experienced in project management; has worked with communities and stakeholders; is a good collaborator and partnership worker and also self-reliant and self-motivated to help us continue with this successful programme. You should have a good ability to understand and interpret national policies and how they impact on local delivery. Ideally you will have direct experience of working in or with the housing or planning policy sector although we are open to considering anyone with transferable skills.

Find out more
For an informal discussion and to receive more information including a job description and person specification please call 01983 524058 and ask to speak to Mike Bulpitt. Alternatively email mbulpitt@actioniw.org.uk

Application deadline
Deadline for applications 12pm Friday 17th May 2019.

Interviews will take place the morning of Thursday 23rd May at our Community Action Isle of Wight Offices, Riverside, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 2QR.

About Community Action Isle of Wight

Community Action IW believes in the strength and ability of island communities, in charitable endeavour, in voluntary action, in not for profit motives.

We exist to support the 1,500 or more voluntary and community organisations that work so hard for the benefit of the Island and its residents. We aim to support the maintenance and development of community amenities and services, to help the Island have thriving communities where people get involved, help each other, and have access to the services they need.

Community Action has been commissioned by the Isle of Wight Council to help with the delivery of their new Community Led Housing Programme made possible by monies from the government’s Community Housing Fund.