Community Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,000 pro-rata
  • Primary base: Polbeth Community HUB, Polbeth Village Hall, Polbeth, EH55 8SD
  • Closing 3rd October 2022

  • Advertised from 22nd September 2022
  • 15 hours per week
  • Holidays: 28 days per calendar year. Pension: Contribution Scheme with NEST


Polbeth Hub is an established charitable organisation delivering tailored support services to the community of Polbeth.

We are looking to recruit another part-time Development Worker, to be involved in implementing a place-based approach, delivering a high-quality service to communities and partners in a locality context, with a focus on equality and poverty elevation. Improving life chances through learning, personal development and active citizenship, empowering people to make positive changes through a capacity building approach.

You will need to have to have a flexible approach as there will be times when you will be supporting other areas of the Hub, working alongside other members of the Hub Staff to deliver other community projects and assist with general upkeep of the building.

If you are looking for a new challenge, this may be the position for you.

We value our staff very highly. Alongside competitive terms and conditions we offer numerous training and development opportunities.

Appointments are made subject to satisfactory membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme, SSSC registration and appropriate safer recruitment checks.

This role is a fixed time appointment until December 2022 funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, extension of funding is expected beyond December 2022.

All posts are currently subject to Job Evaluation.

Application notes

To apply, please send the attached Application Form and your CV to

Closing date for applications is Monday 3rd October 2022 before 5pm.