Join our team as a secondee: VCS Neighbourhood Facilitator


VCS Neighbourhood Facilitator

Join Our Team as a secondee: VCS Neighbourhood Facilitator

  • Are you passionate about making a tangible difference in your community?
  • Do you have a knack for connecting people and organisations for a common cause?

If yes, then seize this unique opportunity to become a Neighbourhood Facilitator for the City and Hackney Neighbourhoods Programme.

About Us

Hackney CVS is the leading force in City and Hackney’s voluntary and community sector, committed to supporting groups to meet the needs of the local community, especially those most in need.

Through our City and Hackney Neighbourhoods Programme, we’re pioneering a place-based approach to integrated health and care across eight Neighbourhood Forums. Our mission is to empower residents and the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) to lead the change towards improved health outcomes and reduced inequalities.

The Role

As a Neighbourhood Facilitator, you will be seconded into Hackney CVS and:

  • Lead two of the eight established Neighbourhood Forums, driving community engagement and cross-organisational collaboration to identify local issues and co-produce solutions.
  • Work closely with resident groups, service providers, and the Neighbourhood Leadership Group, ensuring that community insights and VCS expertise shape local services and pathways.
  • Organise engaging community forum meetings, conduct outreach, and foster strategic connections to enable positive system change.
  • Serve as a bridge between residents, VCS organisations, and health and care partners, creating opportunities for co-creation and influencing system changes to address health inequalities.

What We Offer

  • A secondment opportunity from July 2024 – March 2026, with a pro-rata salary of £34,944.
  • A contribution of £5,700 per annum to employer costs to the secondee’s employer.
  • Professional development opportunities, access to chairing and evaluation and impact training and more.
  • The chance to work within a supportive team and contribute to meaningful, community-driven change.
  • Hackney CVS benefits include a beautiful garden for relaxation, staff wellbeing champions, a summer away day, and a festive party.

Who You Are

  • A self-starter with excellent organisational and communication skills, passionate about community well-being.
  • Experienced in health/well-being, outreach activities, and facilitating group discussions, preferably within the City and Hackney area.
  • Knowledgeable about the VCS/not-for-profit sector and the public sector landscape, especially in health and social care.
  • Skilled in partnership building, project management, and problem-solving, with a creative approach to identifying solutions.

Join Us

This is more than a job; it’s a chance to be at the heart of community transformation in City & Hackney. If you’re ready to make a difference and have the skills we’re looking for, we would love to hear from you.

For further details about the Neighbourhoods Programme, visit our website:

Application form, job description and equality monitoring

Click the links below to download the job information:

How to apply

Please complete the equality monitoring form and the application form and return to:

Deadline for applications: 23.59 pm on Sunday 12 May 2024. 

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 20 May 2024. 

Hackney CVS is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.