Partnerships and Engagement Lead, Spark Somerset

Location - Home and community based in Somerset

We are recruiting a full-time Partnerships and Engagement Lead

This varied role will require focus, creativity and independent thinking and has a strong focus on strategic engagement, working with colleagues from across the VCSE and public sector.

The post holder will drive our partnership and engagement work, supporting collaboration across the VCSE sector, and between the VCSE and other stakeholders. Working alongside the CEO and Senior Leadership team, they will build strong relationships between Spark Somerset, the VCSE and other ‘system’ partners, including the local authority, the Clinical Commissioning Group, the NHS and Public Health.

The post holder will also lead on the development and coordination of numerous health-related engagement projects, including the Somerset Mental Health Engagement Forum, and line manage two Social Prescribing Coordinators.

This is a full-time post, working 37.5 hours per week, although flexible working or part time hours will be considered for the right candidate. The salary is £30k-£32k pa (depending on experience).

You'll find further information, including a job description and person specification here. To apply, please download and complete our application form and send it to RECRUITMENT@SPARKSOMERSET.ORG.UK or to the office address below. CVs will not be accepted.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 13th August.

For an informal discussion about the post, please call Katherine Nolan, CEO, on 01458 550973.