Well Home Local Community Engagement Coordinator

School of Public Health

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Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, UK

Overview

  • Posted on: 10th Nov 2021
  • Salary: £33,977 - £38,360 (pro rata)
  • REF: MED02824
  • Closes: 09th December 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Part Time

Job description

Job summary

Are you passionate about local engagement and experienced in delivering projects with diverse local communities? If so, an exciting new opportunity has arisen to join our team as the Local Engagement Coordinator for our new Well Home indoor air quality research project.

WellHome is a pioneering project to investigate the quality of air both inside and outside the home. Working with 100 households from across West London, we will be looking at the impact of air quality on our health and delivering a programme of outreach and public engagement.

The Local Community Engagement Coordinator is crucial to the success of the project. Your role will be to ensure we engage effectively with local residents and stakeholders, develop our local partnerships and ensure the project is developed in collaboration with our local communities.

Duties and responsibilities

    • You will help us build and maintain local engagement with the WellHome project, including leading on the recruitment of 100 local households

 

    • You will support and advise the project team to ensure we co-design and develop our local engagement activities and materials to meet the needs of our communities.

 

    • You will coordinate a group of local ambassadors to facilitate the engagement and educational activities and the recruitment of local households

 

  • You will manage relationships with participating households and community groups, coordinating requests, responding to queries and ensuring effective communication.

Essential requirements

With experience and passion for local community engagement, you will demonstrate:

  • Experience in coordinating community projects / activities
  • A track record in community outreach particularly with urban community groups collaboration with local groups and organisations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills with the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships and influence a wide range of people.
  • Local knowledge and experience of working on local community initiatives in West London would be highly desirable.

Further information

This role is offered on a part time (0.5 FTE / 17.5 hours per week), fixed term basis for 24 months in the first instance, with the possibility of an extension.

We will consider applicants with a range of skills and experience, including where skills gained in a different context may be transferable to this role.

We only accept online applications. For further information, please contact Diana Varaden to discuss the role diana.varaden@imperila.ac.uk

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations:

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

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