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Community Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £24,457 pro-rata
  • Perth (primarily working from home)
  • Closing 27th October 2021

  • Advertised from 23rd September 2021
  • £24,457 pro rata (new grading structure from 1/11/2021. Salary £15,545) 21.6 hours per week
  • P&KC2021


We are currently recruiting a part time Community Development Officer to join our Communities Team who work across Scotland. This role, based in Perth city will specifically, support the delivery of the Afghan Locally Employed Staff (LES) Relocation Scheme service for Perth and Kinross Council. The service will complement the work of the Local Authority and the Home Office and will ensure that people resettling in Perth & Kinross have the best possible introduction to life in this area.

We are looking for a person with either a qualification in community development or equivalent experience; or a sound understanding of the principles and practice of community development, preferably with experience of working with refugees and asylum seekers. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills both face to face and electronic, be flexible and adaptable to meet evolving needs and be able to deliver to fixed deadlines. Bilingual in Dari and/or Pashto is desirable.

Working in the evening and weekends is occasionally required for this role.

Application notes

Application packs are available on our website:

Completed applications should be emailed to by the closing date.

Please note that feedback can only be provided to applicants who reach the interview stage.

This post will be subject to a Basic Disclosure check.

Scottish Refugee Council is working towards being an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community, irrespective of age; disability; gender reassignment; pregnancy and maternity; race; religion and belief; sex and sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership status.

Scottish Refugee Council is a Registered Charity. Charity Number: SC008639