We are looking for a highly motivated individual who can play a key role in empowering the local community through the next phase of the COVID-19 crisis and recovery phase.
The Grass Roots Development Worker will reach out into communities across Bracknell Forest with a view to empower and support health and wellbeing related community groups to continue to work in the current climate of recovery, overcoming potential barriers to enable them to reopen.
- To assist health related groups to restart overcoming potential barriers e.g. sourcing volunteers with the support of the Wokingham Volunteer Centre, committee members, simple governance structures and sourcing premises
- To identify gaps in provision and develop new partnerships to create new health related groups in line with community need.
- To support the administration of a recovery fund being made available for Bracknell Forest charitable organisations, community, and faith groups.
- To undertake mapping of existing health and wellbeing community services already available within the Bracknell Forest community.
Please note: Some flexibility will be required when delivering your role, and occasional evening or weekend work may be needed.