Community Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,314 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th December 2018

  • Advertised from 30th November 2018
  • 18 hours/week, £12,590


Broomhouse Health Strategy Group (BHSG) is seeking to recruit a Community Development Worker to join their team. The role will plan, manage, deliver and review a programme of physical and mental health and wellbeing services. These services will focus on delivering food and fitness activities within the local community, underpinned by community development principles. The Community Development Worker (CDW) will be an important part of the staff team to ensure that new initiatives run smoothly.

In 2019 we are going through an exciting new phase of development with a rebrand to “B Healthy Together” scheduled for April, followed by a move into new local premises in Broomhouse scheduled for July.

We are looking for an individual with knowledge and experience of using a community development approach and an understanding of the issues surrounding health inequality. In addition you will have a good level of education, excellent communication and computer skills (Microsoft Office) and the ability to work both in a team and independently.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Closing Date: 9pm Friday 28th December 2018

Interview Date: To be arranged. They will be held at 1 Broomhouse Market.

If you would like further information, please contact Lucy Aitchison, Manager on 0131 467 7678 or email

An application pack (job description and details, person specification and application form) is available below for download. Please submit your completed application form to Applications must be on the BHSG form provided and, please, include no CVs. Late applications will not be considered.