Join the Up Our Street team

Post date 2 July 2018

Want to work for Up Our Street? Celia is leaving us in July, so we are recruiting for a new Community Engagement Officer. If you want a rewarding job, working with lots of interesting people and making change happen then this job is for you. UPDATE - the closing date has now passed, we have received 28 applications. We are currently shortlisting and plan to interview early next week. Thanks to everyone who applied.

Community Engagement Officer 

Salary scale £25,672– £28,474 pro rata
22.5 to 30 hours a week (some evenings and weekends) 
25 days annual leave pro rata
Up to 7% matched pension contribution

This job is part of a small team delivering communications and community development projects to inform and inspire a diverse community of people to take an active role in the neighbourhoods of Easton and Lawrence Hill. You must be able to connect with local people, initiate and deliver projects and build positive relationships with diverse communities. You will be the kind of person who thrives on the challenges of developing creative ideas and a varied workload. You must be self-motivated and a team player. We work hard and we want to do our best for the people of Easton and Lawrence Hill.

We want to build a staff team that reflects the diverse community we serve. We positively welcome applications from all communities living and working in the inner city. We collect ‘sensitive’ or equalities information during recruitment to ensure that we can monitor whether we are attracting diverse candidates for our vacancies, as we are committed to be an equal opportunities employer. The information is collected anonymously using survey monkey and is not connected to the application form.  
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Please note, this role is being offered with a minimum of 22.5 hours per week, however there is the potential to increase to 30 hours per week.  
Closing date: 12pm, Friday 13 July
Interviews will be held on: Monday 23 or Tuesday 24 July

You can download the application pack below. If you have any questions about the application process please contact Tracy Parsons on 0117 954 2834 or

Application pack