Two part time positions available at Rosendale Allotments

Rosendale Allotments Association in Rosendale Road is seeking to fill two part time positions. Full details are available on its website:  www.rosendale-allotments.org.uk     under the heading : News

 Applications are invited for a Part time site officer to work for 12 hours a week, at the site on a variety of tasks; including site and building maintenance, liaising with the committee, admin assistant, plot holders and hirers of the Community building, and undertaking some administrative work.

Applicants should have:  some familiarity with allotments or similar endeavours; an ability to relate sensitively to a diverse range of plot holders, and provide advice where necessary; good DIY competence, and an ability to undertake physical work on the site; administrative efficiency and familiarity with the use of IT ; the willingness  to think strategically about how the site and the Association can be developed over time ; good communication skills.

The position involves flexible hours spread over 2 -3 weekdays and alternate weekends. The pay is at the London Living Wage, currently £9.75 an hour

Application is by a letter to the Acting Chair, Rosendale Allotments Association 227 Rosendale road, SE21 8LR, addressing the job specification and person criteria .and outlining the applicant’s relevant experience

Closing date: February 25th, 5pm. The position is available from the beginning of March and interviews for short listed applicants will take place shortly after the closing date.

 Part time Administrative Assistant’s position - fixed term, from April 1st to 30th September 2017

Running this large allotment site involves a lot of administrative work, much of which is currently done by committee members, unpaid, or by the site officers. The committee has decided to recruit a part time administrative assistant to assist with these tasks for 5 hours a week at £12 an hour. There will be a probationary period for one month at the start of the appointment.

The position covers a range of tasks including: office administration; record management, updating data bases, minute taking; dealing with telephone inquiries and correspondence; helping with financial matters and book keeping .and liaising with plot holders, committee members and hirers of the Community building.

Applicants should have :some administrative experience, be good at planning and organising;  possess good communication skills and an ability to self- manage and show  initiative ; and a range of skills to help to strengthen the work of the Association and contribute to the committee’s efficiency.

Application is by a letter to the Acting Chair, Rosendale Allotments Association 227 Rosendale road, SE21 8LR, addressing the job specification and person criteria .and outlining the applicant’s relevant experience.

Closing date: February 25th, 5pm. The position is available from the beginning of April and interviews for short listed applicants will take place shortly after the closing date.

 

 

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