• Advertised from 20th November 2020


Romanian Speaking Community Development Worker (5 days per week, fixed term to end March 2023)

Slovakian Speaking Community Development Worker (3 days per week, fixed term to end September 2021)

We are seeking a Romanian-speaking Community Development Worker and Slovakian Speaking Community Development Worker to support our work. The postholders will join an established team of Community Workers from Govanhill Community Development Trust and Govanhill Housing Association who work collectively to support the Romanian and Slovakian Roma communities in Govanhill. They will provide support for local Roma residents which includes direct assistance, signposting, raising awareness of rights/entitlements and facilitating dialogue and engagement with local services. The postholders will work directly with their Housing Association colleagues supporting tenancies, working with colleagues to provide welfare rights support or assisting families impacted by our housing acquisition and improvement programme. They will also deliver activities and events to support integration and develop local community cohesion.

To deliver this role it is essential that you are fluent in Romanian or Slovakian. Any knowledge of Romanes would be helpful. You will have experience of managing a large caseload of individuals and families with a range of needs. Experience of organising events and community engagement activities would also be beneficial. These are highly challenging but very rewarding roles where you will make a real difference to people’s lives. If this sounds appealing, we’d love to hear from you! In addition to a competitive salary package we also offer a range of additional employee benefits.

Application notes

If you share our commitment and would enjoy working within the diverse community of Govanhill, you can find further information in our application pack which can be obtained from our website govanhillha.org or contact:


Telephone: 0141 636 3626 Email: recruitment@govanhillha.org

Closing date: Monday 30th November at 10am

Interview date: Thursday 10th & Friday 11th December

Interviews will be carried out via a suitable virtual platform to comply with current Scottish Government guidance.

EVH conditions of service will apply.

Govanhill Housing Association and its subsidiary Govanhill Community Development Trust are committed to Equal Opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.