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  • Advertised from 12th November 2020
  • 30 hours per week. Funding is currently available for this post until March 2022


Are you passionate about the development of the third sector? This role is a unique opportunity to promote and improve joint working across public and third sector services in North Ayrshire. The post will deliver further development of the provision of services based on need and ensure they would be easily accessible for those who need them most.

The development officer will be directly involved in supporting connections to community capacity building and identifying collaborative opportunities to help establish joint working across services. The officer would operate mainly within North Ayrshire localities reporting to Arran Community & Voluntary Service (partners in TSI North Ayrshire) as employers and working closely with their lead officer to engage widely with community groups, organisations, social enterprise and charities which provide or wish to provide services and support for health and wellbeing needs. It will be important for the officer to engage regularly with Health & Social Care partners to monitor the success of such provisions.

The Development Officer will carry out actions which will assist in achieving the outcomes contained in the Health and Social Care (HSCP) Strategic Plan, focusing on activities within community settings and additionally engaging with various locality forums, third sector forums and partnership provider forums as required. Provide and promote information and events relating to both the Health and Social Care Integration agenda, and the Core Activities of TSI North Ayrshire. IT skills and experience of report writing and monitoring are essential to the job.

The role and function of this post is as agreed through the Lead Officer for the 3rd Sector (the CEO Arran CVS), in conjunction with the Health and Social Care Partnership Strategic Lead Officer.

The role of the Development Officer may involve supporting the engagement of strategic activities in order to achieve the objectives of the Strategic Plan.

Application notes

Please send CV and completed application forms to by 5pm on Monday 30 November 2020.