By Your Side project worker and Engagement Worker. (Split Role)

35 Hours per week.

£19,500 per annum.

By Your Side is a project of Thurrock CVS.

Thurrock CVS works with Voluntary, Community and Faith (VCFS) organisations to provide; timely information on all aspects of Thurrock’s civil society, manage a community grants programme that supports local voluntary, community and faith organisations in
finding solutions to social problems, enhance community networking and provide a range of platforms for connecting and strengthening local VCFS organisations and local citizens. Thurrock CVS also works with local commissioners to ensure that there is a fair environment in which the VCFS can access opportunities to provide services to local people.

This role is a split role across two projects, the full time hours will be allocated to each project on a service demand basis and will be co-ordinated by the CVS Senior Management Team. And led by project leads.


1) The By Your Side Project is set up to provide short term (up to 6weeks) personalised support to people returning home from hospital (Not personal care) and will be very demanding during the winter pressure’s, (during this period the full time hours will be allocated to this role and will include some evenings and Saturday work when required) supporting patients out of hospital and into their homes to relieve pressures on acute beds within a hospital setting.


2) Engagement Worker to carry out Engagement work across the Borough as required by CVS Projects, this will involve helping to organise events, focus groups and meetings. To attend community groups to speak with members, also, to attend events where the views of residents are required.

For an informal chat for this role please call Ruby Summers 01375 389875

Please return your completed application form to [email protected] 

Closing Date: 31st March 2019

Interviews: WC 15th April 2019

Thurrock CVS is an Equal Opportunities Employer