We are recruiting a Local Wellbeing Networks Coordinator


Job Title: Local Wellbeing Networks Coordinator 
Reporting to: CEO, Voluntary Action Islington
Grade NJC Scale: S01/Scale 24 – £32,077 per annum (full-time equivalent) – £25,661 per annum (part time – 28 hours per week)
Hours: Part-time – 28 hours per week
Duration: 12 months fixed term contract (extension subject to funding)
Benefits: 28 days per annum (pro-rata) & 6% employers pension contribution
Application deadline:
5pm, Wednesday 8th December 2021
Thursday 16th December 2021

About the Role

This is a new and exciting role that takes an asset based, place based approach to building local networks around health and wellbeing and will forge natural links with other networks across Islington, most notably Local Leadership Teams and the Young Islington Locality Networks.

The Local Wellbeing Networks Coordinator will work closely with local residents, and Voluntary and Community and Statutory Sector partners providing a single point of contact to support the administration, coordination and implementation of local events in relation to the Wellbeing Networks.

The Wellbeing Networks Coordinator will be employed by Voluntary Action Islington, but will be jointly managed by Octopus and VAI.

Key responsibilities will include

  • Develop 3 Local Wellbeing Networks one in each locality (North, Central and South)
  • Liaise with and support external partner agencies delivering training and associated activities
  • Build and strengthen networks using The Movement Building Canvas approach
  • Plan and facilitate training through workshops, action learning sets and peer learning
  • Plan and facilitate monthly network events that will result in leadership and decision making
  • Plan and facilitate monthly network building events that will build upon the network connections map

Download the job spec here.

Application Instructions
To apply for this position please send your CV, the Equal Opportunities Form and a 2-page covering letter telling us how you meet the Person Specification at Applications that do not address the Person Specification will be disregarded.

The deadline for applications is 5pm, Wednesday 8th December 2021


Interviews will take place on Thursday 16th December 2021


Helpful information

Information on Fairer Together Here

Octopus Community Networks Here

Voluntary Action Islington  Here