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Closed: 01 March 2017

Development Officer

Posted by Community Waltham Forest

Location Waltham Forest, London, Greater London
Category Advice, Information , Training
Sectors Social Welfare
Job Reference : CWF/017

Job Description

Want to be part of an exciting new support service for voluntary and community organisations and social enterprises (VCSEs) in Waltham Forest?  

Want to help empower the sector to be more than the sum of its parts in order to make a real difference in borough?

If you have answered yes to both questions and you have a passion for providing practical support and advice to equip voluntary and community organisations with the skills and knowledge to effectively manage their organisations, this might be the job for you.

Community Waltham Forest is seeking a Development Officer to provide practical support and advice to equip voluntary and community organisations with the skills and knowledge to effectively manage their organisations.

This varied and exciting post will enable voluntary and community organisations and social enterprises to become more skilled and confident in developing and implementing robust strategies and processes. The post-holder will provide intensive 1:1 support in all areas of organisational management, equipping them with the practical tools to become well-managed and financially sustainable.

You will have knowledge of the voluntary and community sector and be confident in providing organisational development support to voluntary and community organisations.

You will have a comprehensive knowledge of organisational management techniques and be confident in working with all size and types of organisations, from small community groups to large voluntary organisations and social enterprises.

The role is self-directed and requires a motivated and pro-active individual who both enjoys working on bespoke projects and as part of a multi-functional team.

This is a new service in Waltham Forest and there is a lot of scope to develop a service that is deeply rooted in the local VCSEs. The contract is managed by Community Southwark and the post holder will be part of a small team in Waltham Forest.

Terms and conditions

  • Salary: £28,771 per annum
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full-time (part-time and job share will be considered)

  • Closing Date: 1st March (noon)
  • Interviews: 10th March 

Unfortunately, due to limited resources only those candidates invited for interview will be contacted. 

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

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