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Community Engagement Officer

  • Location:

    Bedford

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £15.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    5189314_1635324360

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-26

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Community Engagement Officer

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:

1. To build relationships in the community that will support the delivery of essential Covid19 and health and wellbeing messages that will keep the whole community safe.

2. Seek to bring about behaviour and lifestyle changes that will have long-term positive outcomes for our community.

3. To reduce Covid19 infection rates, increase vaccination take up and encourage use of community testing services.


The post holder will be expected to maintain a good working knowledge of health and aspects of public health protection especially in relation to Covid-19. The post holder needs to have an aptitude for learning and information retention. He or she will need the ability to grasp new complex issues quickly, and have the ability to determine the key points.

The post holder will be expected to work in an agile way and build meaningful relationships in the community which help to meet the priorities of this role.

The post holder must demonstrate both flexibility in adapting to changes in procedures and requirements and good customer care, particularly in relation to Councilors.