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Part time Development Worker (Funding)

  • Part time
  • £28,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 29th January 2020

  • Advertised from 15th January 2020
  • Pro rata £22,400. 28 Hours per week. Fixed term until 31 March 2021.


As the charitable subsidiary of West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA), Willowacre Trusts overarching aim is to tackle social and economic disadvantage and impact on tenancy sustainment within the communities served by WSHA.

Willowacre Trust understands the importance of providing tenants and communities with access to the support that they require to assist them in sustaining their tenancies and improve their opportunities.

Willowacre Trust plays a fundamental role in the delivery of non-core landlord activities including specialist support and wider community services. These services include Sheltered Housing Support, Starter Pack Services, Furniture Upcycling, Older People’s Services, Money Advice, Energy Advice, Handy Person Services and the Barrowfield Community Centre.

Working with the Community and Support Services Manager you will assist to identify new projects and services which offer support to WSHA tenants and communities. You will work within a planned programme to create high-quality written funding applications to raise external funding for Willowacre Trust and WSHA.

You will have a proven track record of experience working in fundraising, including the preparation of funding applications for trusts, foundations or businesses. You will also undertake research and support the development of new projects including the analysis of key community data.

You will require exceptional organisational skills, being able to meet demanding deadlines along with good team working skills.

In return we offer a friendly, inclusive environment and a good remuneration package with 37 days’ annual leave and flexi-time system.

Application notes

For further details and to download an application pack see below, or visit our website at, or request a pack by email or telephone 0141 550 5050. This post is Fixed term until 31 March 2021 with potential for extension dependent on funding.

Completed applications must be returned by 12 noon on Wednesday 29th January 2020

Provisional interview date is: - Wednesday 12th February 2020