20 Sep

Mdxsu Community Placements Promoting Our Libraries Jobs Vacancy at Unitemps Barnet

Position
Mdxsu Community Placements Promoting Our Libraries
Company
Unitemps
Location
Barnet ENG
Opening
20 Sep, 2017 29 days ago

Unitemps Barnet urgently required following position for Mdxsu Community Placements Promoting Our Libraries. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Mdxsu Community Placements Promoting Our Libraries Jobs Vacancy at Unitemps Barnet Jobs Details:

Here at Middlesex University we want students to be at the heart of our local community and for the local community to see the University at its heart.

We are excited to be offering Community Placements across the borough. These are not volunteering opportunities they are paid placements. They give our students the chance to develop their academic studies in a real world setting. They also give our students the chance to give something back to their local community. All MDXSU placements are paid in line with the London Living Wage Foundation.
Inclusion Barnet are a pioneering charity focussing on providing support to those with disabilities in the local area. They are a peer-led organisation, with nearly all of their staff having personal experience of disability. They believe in the social model of disability, which means that society creates disability by failing to include people with impairments. They seek to challenge this through promoting inclusion and independent living, so disabled people can have choice and control over their lives. Inclusion provides a range of truly life changing services including sport provision and fundraising for other local charities

In April 2017 Inclusion Barnet took over the running of East Barnet library and South Friern library in partnership with Barnet Council.

You will help Inclusion Barnet to promote library services and encourage its use by the local community. You will use your related programme of study to establish an effective public relationships strategy which will promote this organisation to the local community.

You will put your excellent skills in brand development and marketing to use in support of this established charity. You will work closely with the existing staff to develop a pool of talent within the organisation. Join us in making a positive difference in the local community!

Duties and responsibilities
· To raise awareness of the library service

· To engage with current and potential users for feedback

· To generate some positive PR and identify good news stories

· Be an ambassador and representative for the Students’ Union.

Skills and experience
QUALIFICATIONS
Current enrolled student and studying at Middlesex University Essential
ATTRIBUTES/SKILLS
Strong interpersonal and communication skills Essential
Excellent organisational ability Essential
Proactive and able to work using own initiative Essential
Ability to work flexibly Essential
Excellent written communication and readable style Desirable
VALUES AND ETHICS
Positive attitude and enthusiasm about Middlesex University and MDXSU Essential
Positive attitude towards overcoming disability Essential
KNOWLEDGE
Studying related programme (eg. Advertising, Public Relations and Media) Desirable
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
Lived experience of disability Desirable

Location
Inclusion Barnet, Independent Living Centre, Barnet and Southgate College, 7 Bristol Avenue, NW9 4BR

Additional information
Application deadline: Midnight on Sunday 9th October

Shortlisting: Week commencing 8th October

Interview date: Week commencing 16th October
To apply please answer the following questions:
MDXSU Community Placements are a fantastic opportunity to give back to your local community.
• What interests you about this opportunity? (Keep it to about 300 words please)
• Why are you the perfect candidate for this placement? (In about 300 words please refer to the Person Specification listed in the placement pack/opportunity advert)
• Finally, why is this experience important to you? (So again around 300 words, please tell us how this role will support your personal development, develop your skills, complement your studies and/or benefit you in the future)
CVs will not be accepted for this opportunity


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