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Development Officer – Bavs About Project (Two-year project)

  • Part time
  • £28,000 pro-rata
  • Home based but with a Berwickshire -wide working brief
  • Closing 26th April 2021

  • Advertised from 5th April 2021
  • £28,000 (pro rata £16,800) 21 hours per week. Two year contract.
  • Annual Leave: 5 weeks per year (pro rata) plus public holidays.


This Development Officer post will deliver a two-year National Lottery funded project to support the recovery and growth of the community sector in Berwickshire as we come out of the current pandemic. The overall aim of the project is to support local capacity building to reduce social isolation and increase well-being in our rural communities across Berwickshire.

Using a repurposed minibus as a mobile community hub, the Development Officer will work with communities across Berwickshire to plan a programme of community events tailored to meet the needs of different geographic and thematic communities. The Development Officer will work will local communities, local and national 3rd sector organisations, and other service providers to support the establishment and the longer-term sustainability of local groups/ activities.

Application notes

The closing date for applications is Monday 26th April 12 noon interviews will be held week commencing 3rd May.