Job title: Community Manager

Job reference: 89

Contract type: Permanent

Working pattern: Full time - 37 hours, 5 days per week Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

Salary: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00 per annum (dependent on experience) + Benefits

Location: Home-based - East Midlands

Closing date: 10am, Tuesday 1st December 2020

About us: Giving people a voice – and making sure it’s heard – is something POhWER does every day. We’re all about promoting equality, challenging unfairness and giving disadvantaged and vulnerable people access to high quality information, advice and advocacy services. POhWER is a registered charity that provides a range of services across England.

We are looking to recruit people who share our core values and can demonstrate that they apply and live those values in their daily working practice.

We have a current vacancy for a Community Manager to join our East Midlands team responsible for overseeing and working on our Secure Services contracts across the region.


About you: You will be leading a team who work with a wide range of vulnerable people with sometimes profound and multiple needs, so you will have experience of this type of work, along with a good working knowledge of voluntary organisations.  Our ideal candidate will have supervisory or management experience.

You will be a confident positive team player, able to work in partnership with clients, commissioners, and professionals. Our ideal candidate will have worked in advocacy, Information and advice or similar role before, ideally in a health, social care or voluntary setting and will have experience of working with vulnerable adults.

You will be able to demonstrate strong leadership and team building skills and have an understanding of contracts, specifications and meeting KPI’s. You will be able to work well under pressure and have a positive, proactive approach. You will be an innovative and inspiring leader building on the excellent experienced team across the East Midlands Region.

You must be able to work to tight deadlines providing high quality reports, able to analyse statistical information and work comfortably under pressure.

You will need to have a flexible attitude and must be comfortable handling highly sensitive information, and in seeking support and supervision. Strong communication skills and time management skills will be required and you will need to be computer literate.

Because of the nature and location of the role, applicants must live within the area; have a full driver’s licence and access to their own transport.



We apologise in advance, that if you do not hear back from us within two weeks of the closing date then please presume that you have been unsuccessful.

For further information about the role please refer to the job description communitymanagerjdjan217.pdf


Completed application forms will only be considered for this role. For further information or for an application form please email [email protected] or complete the following : wordapplicationform-89.docx

Closing date: 10am, Tuesday 1st December 2020

Interviews: Tuesday 15th December 2020 and will take place via zoom


There are also possible volunteering opportunities available within POhWER across the whole of England, to get more information on these opportunities please visit


Once completed, please send your application form to [email protected] or if you are having any problems, call 01438 846015.

POhWER is an equal opportunities employer, holder of the Investors in People Silver award and a member of the MINDFUL EMPLOYER scheme and Stonewall Diversity Champions. We are a member of the Positive about Disability scheme and disabled applicants who meet all the essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.