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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/12/2019.

United in Kind Social Movement Community Liaison Assistant

Job Reference: 828-PROVIDE1114

Provide CIC
Essex Lifestyle Service
£21,089 to £23,761 pa

Why work for Provide?

Provide is a Community Interest Company (social enterprise). We deliver a broad range of health and social care services in the community, and are committed to making sure that they are safe, responsive and of high quality.

It is not only individuals who benefit from our work, the whole community benefits too. Provide is owned by its employees and has primarily social objectives. Any profits we make are reinvested into the local community or back into delivering services. They do not go to shareholders or owners. Since 2012, Provide has reinvested more than £1.8 million to the local community.

Provide is a highly respected, award winning health and social care provider.

About Provide

We work from a variety of community settings, such as three community hospitals, community clinics, schools, nursing homes and primary care settings, as well as within peoples’ homes to provide over 40 services to children, families and adults.

We provide services across Essex and in Cambridgeshire (including Peterborough), Suffolk and Norfolk as well as two London boroughs, Waltham Forest and Redbridge. We have an income of approximately £67 million and employ over 1,050 people and serve communities with a total population of more than 1.9 million people.

Our vision: Transforming Lives

Our values: Care, Innovation and Compassion

What weare looking for

  • Level 3 community development and/or communication and/or social media or can demonstrate similar experience
  • Understanding the role of social media in community development
  • Experience in drafting and producing inspiring messages to engage people with the United in Kind pages
  • Computer literate
  • Good working skills and knowledge of Microsoft packages – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and social media channels and tools
  • The post holder must have the ability and presence to represent the organisation and the movementat local level and to be an ambassador
  • Maintaining a creative outlook and attention to detail at all times
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Independently mobile

About the service

The post will be positioned within the Essex Lifestyle Service. Provide’s Essex Lifestyle Service aims to empower the people of Essex to make healthy lifestyle choices and to live healthier lives. The Service works with clients to discuss needs and then offer up-to-date and evidence-based help and support to enable long-term positive changes to lifestyles.We offer Stop Smoking support, guidance on diet and exercise and help to improve self-esteem. We also offer classes to support people suffering from Long Term Conditions in Mid Essex. In addition to the services we provide, we are able to signpost people to appropriate support provided by partner organisations and support communnity capcity building.

What we offer in return


We will offer a new job role within our organisation wich give you the opertunity to be innovative and develop this role.We will provide support from a social media marketing perspective and from community development perspective.


You will be part of a building a social movement in partnership with differerient organisation across mid Essex



Closing Date?

Provide reserves the right to close this vacancy at any time or bring forward the closing date should it have an overwhelming response. We therefore encourage an early application to ensure consideration for this post.

Anti Fraud - Our staff have been trained in 'Anti-Fraud' and will use technology to examine identity/immigration documents.

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We are committed to equal opportunities, flexible working practices and the National Living Wage.

Sucessful Applicant:

You will be required to bring all your documentation to your interview to the recuiting manager and again at your pre-employment appointment to Human Resources Department.

The information that you provide will be treated confidentially. If you fail to provide all of the information, Provide may not be able to fulfill our contractual obligations to you or may be prevented from complying with our legal obligations.

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