SMART TENANTS KEY WORKERS                                                               

35 hours FTE per week – part-time / job share applicants welcomed                EUROPEAN UNION
Based in East / Mid / West Cornwall                                                                       European
Providing financial capability support for social housing tenants                           Social Fund
Salary £22,500 per annum (pro rata for part-time)
Fixed term to 30 September 2019 subject to funding


CRCC and PCDT are partners in a contract delivering financial capability support for social housing tenants across Cornwall. We currently have the following vacancies:


Working within the skills team you will provide financial capability support for social housing tenants in Cornwall. The role involves working with tenants, usually in their homes, to provide support through creation of an initial assessment followed up with a series of action plans to deliver financial capability support. This could include: budgeting, debt signposting, lending, benefits, credit and smart savings. You will work alongside tenants to empower them to prioritise and remove the immediate financial risks whilst upskilling through the action plan to protect against future financial risk.


You will have:


• Experience of working with social housing tenants or an understanding of current financial and social issues facing tenants
• Up to date knowledge of budgeting, debt signposting, lending, benefits, credit and smart savings
• Experience of working with people who are in a crisis situation
• Experience of prioritising financial risks
• Experience of empowering people
• Experience of training/leading/supporting people to complete tasks
• Experience of generating and completing action plans
• Proven track record in outcome based programmes around supporting people into employment


You will have good communication skills and a strong commitment to equality of opportunity, respecting the nine protected characteristics of The Equality Act 2010.


Closing date: 27 July 2017 at 12.00 noon
Interviews: 3 or 4 August 2017 in Truro


Role Profile Smart Tenants Key Worker
Application Form




16 to 24 hours per week (negotiable)
Based in Truro
£15,838 per annum pro-rata


CRCC is a partner in a contract delivering an Adult Carers Service supporting informal and unpaid carers; those who are looking after relatives, neighbours or friends who need help.


Working as part of a small team, you will provide administration support to our service supporting carers,. You will have excellent administration, communication skills as well as a proven ability to work on your own initiative. You will ideally have experience of:


• Social care sectors
• Health and wellbeing sectors
• Working with statutory, voluntary and community sector organisations


You will have a positive can do attitude and a strong commitment to equality of opportunity, respecting the nine protected characteristics of The Equality Act 2010.


You should have 5 GCSEs or equivalent, including English, and be qualified in a relevant subject or be willing to work towards a qualification in your first year. This post is office based in Truro.


Closing date: 28 July 2017 at 12:00 noon
Interviews: 10 August 2017


Role Profile Business Support Administrator
Application Form




80 hours per calendar month (worked flexibly by agreement)
Home based
Salary £23,000 per annum pro rata
Fixed term contract initially to 31 August 2018


Cornwall Community Flood Forum (CCFF) is a Cornish Charity committed to supporting communities, households and businesses at risk of flooding.


Although employed by CRCC, the post-holder will be on permanent secondment to CCFF and day-to-day management is through CCFF Trustees. As the sole employee of the charity the successful applicant must be prepared to carry out a wide range of duties to maintain the sustainability of the charity.


You will provide administrative support for day-to-day functioning and to develop the future sustainability of CCFF;


You will grow CCFF to be the lead non-statutory organisation in Cornwall dealing with community resilience by the delivery of solutions to community flood issues;


You will support communities in developing resilience to the effect of past and potential future flooding;


You will support individuals contacting CCFF with free, informal, independent information and advice relating to flood prevention and resilience matters; and


You will build upon the successful elements of the Cornwall Community Flood Resilience Pathfinder (2013–15) and promote best practice and learning outside Cornwall.


Closing date: 27 July 2017 at 12:00 noon
Interviews: 11 August 2017


Job Description Community Flood Resilience Manager
Person Specification Community Flood Resilience Manager
Application Form




In partnership, PCDT (part of Cornwall Rural Community Charity) and Young People Cornwall are delivering an exciting project across Cornwall to build capacity of communities to deliver services to young people age 11+, and we are now recruiting for the following positions:


3 x Apprenticeships in Youth Work ( 2 positions in West Cornwall; 1 in Mid/ East Cornwall)
30 hours per week
£8,400 per annum
Fixed term one year contract


For an informal discussion about the posts please contact
Bernie Wills – Communities Manager 01736 334679 or
Kate Smith on 01872 222447


Closing date: 24th August 2017
Interviews: Week commencing: 28th August 2017


Youth Work Apprentice Job Specification
Application Form

Skills Centre, Volunteer Administrator

Role Profile

Title: Volunteer Administrator

Supported by: Super Administrator - Skills

Main purpose: To provide administrative support to the skills centre team.

Overview of role

Our Volunteer Administrator will help us to deliver high learning and employment support to local organisations and individuals. The role will support the Super Administrator to organise courses, prepare and submit funding paperwork and maintain participant tracking systems.



Depending on need, responsibilities may include:

  • Photocopying of course paperwork.

  • Preparation of course files.

  • Assisting the team with completion of paperwork for training courses

  • Handling general queries

  • Support for reception

  • Administrative support for Key Workers within the department



  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with people at all levels.

  • Good computer skills, with knowledge of Office. Word skills are particularly useful.

  • A clear and confident telephone manner.

  • A good standard of English, written and verbal.


  • It helps to have a sense of humour, and to be flexible in your approach to work as this role can be quite varied.

  • The ability to work with a range of people is helpful.


  • On the job training will be provided.

Times and commitment

There is generally a degree of flexibility with this role to suit the availability of volunteers. It is generally most helpful to both sides if you can commit to a minimum of three months, at a minimum of one day per week.


For an informal chat about this role contact Tracy Waters on 01736 334663 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Volunteer Mentors

PCDT currently has vacancies for Volunteer Mentors to assist with the New Enterprise Allowance programme.
WANTED –Friendly, committed business people, who can give a small amount of time to support people who have a great business idea that needs unlocking and developing.

  • You will be helping unemployed people to begin their journey to self-employment. This very rewarding role will also make a huge difference to our local economy.
  • You will have ideally run your own business or have considerable business experience; you will be enthusiastic, concerned, responsible and patient.

A Mentoring or Coaching qualification would be an advantage but is not essential.
To find out more about this exciting opportunity please contact: Tracy Waters Director of Operations Telephone: 01736 332772 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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