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  • Advertised from 18th February 2020
  • Minimum 21 hours – maximum 28 hours. 0.6FTE – 0.8FTE3 Days 0.6FTE, £19,003 - £21,002 actual. Fixed-term contract until 31 June 2021.


Are you passionate about the voluntary sector? Do you believe that by working collectively as a city we can tackle some of the issues contributing to poverty and inequality? Enthusiastic, tenacious, a great communicator, you must enjoy dealing with sector leaders and people with passion. Are you up for a challenge? If you like the sound of the above, then Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council (EVOC) is looking to recruit a part-time Senior Development Officer (Recovery Community).

We are recruiting for this senior post to lead the further development and delivery of the Edinburgh Recovery Activities (ERA) programme – supporting and collaborating with the addictions recovery community in Edinburgh. Working closely with Edinburgh Alcohol & Drug Partnership (EADP), the postholder will also develop the necessary structures to provide a basis for the commissioning of this service in the longer term with an external voluntary sector provider. A good understanding of community development and the addictions recovery community is essential.

Application notes

Closing Date: 10am Tuesday 10 March 2020

Interviews will be held during the two following weeks. Further details to be given to selected candidates.

Recruitment packs for all posts are available at

EVOC helps to support, develop and promote the interests and work of voluntary and community organisations in Edinburgh. We do this by:

  • Providing services that enable voluntary sector organisations to thrive
  • Working to influence the statutory sector in the creation of conditions that will allow the voluntary sector to flourish.

EVOC is a partner in the Edinburgh Third Sector Interface (TSI), which is part of a national network of Third Sector Interfaces.

Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council is a company limited by guarantee SC173582 and is a registered Scottish charity SC009944