Development Officer (Community Empowerment & Facilities)

  • Full time
  • £27,512 – £29,117
  • Flexible combination of home working and GCVS offices.
  • Closing 8th August 2021

  • Advertised from 22nd July 2021
  • Grade 6 point 32 – 34. 35 hours per week. Permanent subject to funding


Responsible to:Head of Sector Development

The Development Officer (Community Empowerment & Facilities) will support and develop the capacity of third sector organisations to deliver needed services for their community, with a particular focus on supporting organisations that want to play a role in the management and use of community properties and facilities.

The post-holder will have a critical role in supporting existing and emerging third sector organisations to assess their capacity and respond to development needs. They will have a particular focus on supporting organisations with planning and ensuring they have access to appropriate information and support.

Excellent organisational skills and a commitment to a resourceful approach are necessary, as well as excellent communication skills. Ability to work as part of team and to work on your own initiative will be required. The role will involve partnership working with colleagues across agencies and sectors.

Application notes

Further details (JD & PS) and an application form are available to download at GCVS website:

Note: We require you to complete GCVS application form provided to apply for this post. If you have any difficulty please contact the recruitment team at GCVS, email

Closing date for applications is Sunday 8th August 2021.

Completed application should be emailed to

GCVS strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is a Disability Confident Employer.


GCVS is committed to enhancing the employment opportunities of disabled people and to removing barriers to employment when possible. All disabled candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for appointment to this post. Please indicate any disability or condition of which you would wish us to be aware