Community Enabler

Groundwork South
Saltash, Cornwall
£12,300 - £12,600 per annum (FTE £20,000-£21,000)
23 May 2019
16 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

As a community charity, at Groundwork South we are changing places and changing lives across the South of England, one green step at a time.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team of Community Enablers across the South of England.  Your job will be helping community groups with advice and support in applying for funding for a national programme that helps build local communities through funding a variety of projects.

ROLE: Community Enabler
SALARY: £12,300 - £12,600 per annum (FTE £20,000-£21,000)
HOURS: 22.5 hours per week
CONTRACT TYPE: Fixed Term to 31st December 2019
OPERATIONAL AREA: Devon & Cornwall


Each enabler will also assist a number of local meetings in the award process to help with an in-store voting process, generate local PR stories and attend opening and celebration events for the stores and groups in your target location in Cornwall and Devon.

You will be based within local Groundwork office in Saltash but have the support of a Trust wide co-ordinator.

Successful applicants will have experience of working with local community groups, a proven ability to deliver projects and local knowledge of people and open spaces.

A passion for proactive engagement with a wide range of people, confident communication and presentation skills and an ability to manage your own time efficiently will be key.

You will also need to be flexible in terms of some out of hours working and travel to and from retail stores and project groups across your area.

In return we offer:

  • 25 days per annum plus English Bank Holidays
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Scope to continuing development of your professional skills

Full UK driving licence and access to your own vehicle for which you will need to be insured for business use. Employees are able to claim back mileage rates as per our Expenses Policy.

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service. We guarantee an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the post. If you consider yourself to have a disability and would like to apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme please complete the Guaranteed Interview Scheme form (at the top of our current vacancies page) and submit this with your application. We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout our workforce and in service delivery.

Groundwork South is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age. A copy of our Equality and Diversity policy may also be made available to candidates on request.

Closing Date: 16th June 2019
Interview Date: w/c 24th June 2019
Start Date: ASAP following references


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to our site. There you can download the application pack.

 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that we reserve the right to close applications early in the event of a large response.

CVs will not be accepted. No agencies please.