Salford CVS - Social Value Development Worker


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Job Title: 
Social Value Development Worker
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37.5 hrs per week (excluding breaks)
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Salford CVS
Friday, 2 August, 2019 - 00:00

We are seeking to recruit an experienced and passionate Social Value Development Worker.

This role will be responsible for embedding a social value approach in neighbourhoods by providing support to Salford’s voluntary, community and social enterprise VCSE organisations around monitoring, evaluation and social accounting, so that organisations can tell their stories robustly. It will also provide core support to the Salford Social Value Alliance and its 10% Better Campaign.

The post-holder will have the skills to be able to raise awareness across the VCSE sector of social value, providing tailored advice, guidance, and practical support to VCSE organisations with demonstrating social value. We are also looking for someone who has the ability to successfully engage the private sector too. They will take an active part in the promotional and administrative work around the 10% Better campaign.

We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills and a passion for social value, who can influence, coach and support others to take part in our campaign. The post-holder will be responsible for delivering group training courses and providing 1-2-1 support with monitoring and evaluation, as well as utilising some of the main tools used for measuring and reporting on social impact.
They will be at the heart of Salford’s Social Value Alliance, organising and attending meetings, keeping records and reporting progress with the 10% Better campaign to its key stakeholders.

You’ll need to be able to work flexibly and on your own initiative to meet the needs and demands of the VCSE sector and our public sector partners. You will preferably also have some experience of project management. This is a crucial role for Salford CVS and we are looking for someone who can hit the ground running to help us deliver this aspect of our work.

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Salford CVS & Volunteer Centre
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The Old Town Hall 
5 Irwell Place 
Salford, M30 0FN

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Salford CVS is the city-wide infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector; providing specialist information, advice, development support and opportunities for influence and collaboration.

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