VacanciesBarnet Timebank Broker and Development Manager
Time Bank Broker/Development Manager
Could you support local communities to develop and share their skills?
Do you believe people are assets?
Passionate about coproduction?
Timebanking is a way of building stronger communities and restoring a sense of good neighbourliness. It is a rewarding and enjoyable way to bring people together to share their skills and support each other by using time as a currency. Time banks have been shown to provide tangible improvements to both community health and to individual health and wellbeing.
Timebanking UK is working with Barnet Borough Council to coproduce community and individual wellbeing and is looking to develop a new borough timebanking network with 4 new time banks over 2 years.
Details of post:
- Hours: 4 days per week
- Salary: £25,000 FTE
- Contract: 2 years
The Time Broker will work with the existing partners and stakeholders to implement and develop the Time Banks. They will be responsible for the operational management of the time banks and help facilitate member exchanges. They will also engage and develop relationships with local partners and local statutory bodies, working to the principles of coproduction to ensure sustainability. Each time bank will be co-designed and co-produced with time bank members, volunteers, stakeholders and key partners
Having an empathy with the core values of time banking, the successful applicant will be a creative thinker with resilience, emotional intelligence, the ability to engage people from different backgrounds, have excellent communication skills and administrative skills. The person will have experience of setting up and working within projects and systems and of working with community groups.
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Please return your completed application by email no later than Friday 29th November 2013
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 11th December 2013
A Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) check will be requested when the post is offered, but a criminal record is not necessarily a bar to obtaining this position.Equal Opportunities Statement TBUK aims to ensure that no job applicant or worker receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief or lack of belief, ethnic or national origins, age, gender, gender reassignment, marital status (including civil partnership), sexual orientation, trade union membership or lack thereof, status as a fixed term or part time worker, or disability. Selection criteria and procedures are regularly reviewed to ensure that individuals are treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.
We are currently compiling a ‘bank’ of individuals and time banks that can offer expertise in timebanking best practice in London and surrounding counties in a paid capacity. If you would like to be considered for this, please email or write to Sarah Bird with the following information:
- Your name and time bank name (if applicable) and location
- Areas of particular expertise (ie. working with older people, mental health, volunteer centres, organisational timebanking)
- How much time you could offer (a day a month, a day a week)
- Type of work you would like (ie. mentoring new time banks, setting up new time banks, giving talks/presentations, providing interactive training workshops, compilation of policies, writing reports/strategy documents)
- Your current location and how far you would be willing to travel.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Email Sarah at: firstname.lastname@example.org