Sustrans seeks Croydon Pocket Places for People Project Officer

Sustrans Croydon Pocket Places for People Project Officer

Salary: £24,620 – £27,163 pa, inc. London Weighting £3,299p/a

Job Reference:  SUS1362

12 month contract

Based in Farringdon and Croydon

‘We are looking for a motivational individual to deliver Pocket Places for People projects with a focus on the community engagement element – these are innovative projects which seek to focus on an urban corridor and support local communities to reclaim a series of pocket places along it.

Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent and with experience of delivering a practical project with community involved at its core, you will have excellent communication skills specifically in relation to members of the community, an ability to develop productive working relationships and the ability to be organised and efficient, with strong administrative skills.  An understanding of local travel and urban regeneration issues is essential as is your experience in workshop facilitation and delivering community events.  You will also be committed to the ideals of active travel and sustainable transport.

To apply please download and complete the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form from our website. Please note we also have a vacancy in Southwark/Merton (SUS1363). Please submit an application form for each role you are interested in. Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is Thursday 12 February 2015.  Interviews will take place in Farringdon, London. ‘

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About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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