Community Support Officer

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Waltham Cross and Hertford
Fixed Term
£24,339 FTE (£12.65ph), Applications for 30 hours a week over 4 days also welcomed
Closing date: 17/05/2024
Disability Confident Employer

Community Alliance Broxbourne and East Herts

We seek a community-focussed individual with good administrative and organisational skills and a desire to help others achieve their full potential. We have a vacancy for a Community Support Officer to join our team working in hub locations in Waltham Cross and Hertford.

Do you have a passion to supply information, support and guidance to those facing a range of challenges?

Do you have experience of working in a community-based hub setting with a range of individuals, groups and agencies?

Are you able to work independently and in partnership?

If this is you, then we would like to hear from you.

Skills and Qualities

  • Experience of working or volunteering in a community setting
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team of paid staff and volunteers
  • A keen interest in people, the local community and their needs
  • Understanding of VCS local infrastructure organisations and their support role
  • Up-to-date IT skills and a high standard of written English and Maths
  • Excellent organisational skills paying close attention to detail
  • Good communicator and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be flexible, plan, prioritise and manage workload and deadlines
  • Ability to help individuals prioritise and action plan in order to successfully achieve their objectives.
  • Ability to speak at meetings, make presentations, write reports and take minutes.
  • Understanding of diversity issues and commitment to equal opportunities
  • Access to public transport, ideally own transport and clean Driving Licence
  • Flexible attitude to working hours
  • Friendly and approachable personality with a sense of humour desirable

Experience of working in an information-based role with the general public and/or with individuals that are vulnerable and challenging is desirable.

For more information and to apply for this post via a completed Application Form, please visit

Please submit a completed Application Form by Friday, 17th May 2024 at 12pm.

This post will be employed by Community Alliance Broxbourne and East Herts.