Community Development Worker (Making it Happened and Beyond)

 Annual Salary – £25,728 (pro rata)

21 hours per week – Home-based but with frequent and regular travel to the project areas in Wealden

28 days annual holiday (pro rata) & contributory pension scheme

1-year fixed term contract (with possible extension depending on funding)

Are you passionate about people and community?

Are you committed to an asset or strength-based way of working?

 We are seeking a special person, who can work with our Making it Happen communities at grass roots level, whilst contributing to how future asset-based work can be developed for the rural communities in Wealden and beyond.

If you are excited by the opportunities of change and development, whilst determined to support communities at grassroots and help their voices be heard locally and regionally, then this role could be perfect for you!

We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Closing Date:  9 am on Monday 29th July 2024

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For a glimpse into the work AirS is doing and its plans for the future, please have a look at our strategy prospectus HERE.

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IMPORTANT Before applying for this post please read the Job Description and Person specification carefully and make sure you have understood the below points fully before downloading and completing the application form.

  • Using the section headed “Information in Support of your Application” please explain exactly why you think you have the skills, knowledge and experience to fill this role. Please do not attach a cover letter, CV or other documents.
  • Please note that if you do not meet the criteria, or score sufficient marks, based on the information that you have provided, then we will send you a rejection email on this basis shortly after short-listing.
  • We will email those short-listed to invite them to a formal interview which are currently planned for Monday 5th August in Lewes. There may be an exercise element to these interviews

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