Vacancies

Working for CCS – 3 Roles Available

We are expanding our services and are currently seeking:

  • Diverse Communities Enabler – New role!
  • Community Agent – Homeless Speciality – New Role!
  • Village Agent (Taunton)

Please see below for details!

We will consider part time / job share applications to any of our vacancies

CCS (The Community Council for Somerset) is an award-winning, innovative and fast-growing charity. We are passionate local experts, inspiring and enabling positive change for Somerset’s people, places and enterprises.

Our teams work where they are most needed, delivering critical personalised support for individuals and communities. During the COVID-19 emergency, CCS Village & Community Agents have supported over 40,000 people in Somerset, carrying out over 70,000 community support activities.

Click this button to watch our short film to find out more about how CCS Agents have been supporting people during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

With visionary leadership and the support of an active Board of Trustees, there has never been a better time to support your community through your work. If you are proactive, enthusiastic, qualified, and passionate about helping others, we would like to hear from you.

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We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries, and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities. We actively encourage BAME, disabled and LGBT+ applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams. We are committed to equality and diversity within our workforce.

TO APPLY FOR ANY ROLE, EMAIL

recruitment@Somersetrcc.org.uk

Phone

01823 331222

Post

CCS, Viney Court, Viney House, Viney Street, Taunton, TA1 3FB

Vacancy

Community Agent – Homeless Speciality

  • Job Title Community Agent - Homeless Speciality
  • Salary £23,347 per annum
  • Hours 35 hours per week, full-time
  • Term of contract Initial 1 year contract. Possible extension subject to funding
  • Holiday 25 days per year plus bank holidays
  • Other Details To work as a Community Agent helping with people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, especially those that have been on a pathway or in care. Key tasks are to 1) Foster relationships with the client in the community they live in. 2) Promote the individual's resilience by providing links to the community resources as desired. 3) Assist with Homefinder applications and making sure the client is ready to manage their own home and budgets and maintain their tenancy. 4) Assist clients to find the things they need to set up their homes. Please read the job description & person specification carefully. TO APPLY: email recruitment@somersetrcc.org.uk with your CV and a one-page letter outlining your interest in the role
  • Documents
  • Closing Deadline 05/11/2021 12:00 am
Vacancy

Diverse Community Enabler

  • Job Title Diverse Community Enabler
  • Salary £13,371 actual (£26,000 FTE per annum)
  • Hours 18 Hours per week
  • Term of contract Initial 1 year contract. Possible extension subject to funding
  • Holiday 25 days per year plus bank holidays (Pro Rata)
  • Other Details To enable engagement between ethnically diverse community groups, individuals and Somerset County Council, to help ensure that voices in the community are incorporated into future service delivery. This post encompasses a range of roles, including relationship building with individuals, community engagement, influencing, research and reporting. Please read the job description in full and send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@somersetrcc.org.uk.
  • Documents
  • Closing Deadline 05/11/2021 12:00 pm
Vacancy

Village Agent

  • Job Title Village Agent for Taunton Deane area
  • Salary £21,755 per annum
  • Hours 35 hours per week
  • Term of contract 12 months initially
  • Holiday 25 days plus Bank Holidays
  • Other Details As a Village Agent, you will be working in the community to provide help, support, and solutions for people's health and social care needs. We are looking for a new Agent, to be based in the Taunton and surrounds area. Please read the job description & person specification carefully. TO APPLY: email recruitment@somersetrcc.org.uk with your CV and a one-page letter outlining your interest in the role
  • Documents
  • Closing Deadline 02/11/2021 12:00 pm