Financial Support Coordinator .
The Bromley by Bow Centre is a vibrant community centre in the heart of Tower Hamlets. The Centre is a charity with a national and international reputation for its innovative work in inspiring and empowering the people from the local community, using a unique model of integration. It supports over 2,000 people each month.
Position: Community Money Trainer
Location: London E3 3BT
Job type: Part Time, Fixed Term Contract until February 29 2020
Hours: 14 hours per week
Salary: £24,000 to 28,500 per annum pro rata
Benefits: 27 days pro rata plus 3 days for Christmas plus Bank Holidays; plus 1 extra day that all staff get off for their birthday; Pension Contribution made
Closing date: 18th January 2019 at 12 pm
Interviews Week Commencing: 28th January 2019
Founded in 1984, the Bromley by Bow Centre is a pioneering registered charity located in Tower Hamlets. We support families, young people and adults of all ages to learn new skills, improve their health and wellbeing, find employment and develop the confidence to achieve their goals and transform their lives. The Centre provides a range of integrated services.
About the role:
Our Community Money Trainers are responsible for delivering financial capability support to Tower Hamlets residents who are at risk of or currently experiencing financial crisis as part of the Getting on with Money project, funded through the Big Lottery Fund.
This will take the form of one-to-one sessions supporting residents to manage their money effectively and in a way that works for them, as well as delivering workshops in community settings to proactively equip members of the community with money management skills. You will also support residents to work together to develop community solutions to improve local financial resilience.
The successful candidate will have at least 1-2 years’ previous experience in a client facing service, delivering high quality training, working with volunteers, developing and maintaining partnerships and working in a diverse and multi-racial environment. You will have a knowledge of financial inclusion, social policy and welfare reform.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and written skills are essential to this role along with excellent co-ordination and organisational skills, including the ability to prioritise and plan your own work load, manage multiple tasks and work to tight deadlines. You will have a high level of computer literacy including applied knowledge of Microsoft Office.
You may have experience of the following: Community Money Trainer, Money Trainer, Finance Advisor, Advocate, Welfare Advisor, Benefits Advisor, Financial Support Coordinator, Financial Advisor, Financial Support, Community Liaison Officer, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc.