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New part-time Community Development Officer role at Charlton Kings Parish Council

New part-time Community Development Officer role at Charlton Kings Parish Council

We are recruiting a new part-time Community Development Officer to join us at Charlton Kings Parish Council with a deadline for applications of Sunday, 13th June 2021.

Salary Scale: LC1 13-17 (fte £22,627 to £24,491 - £11.76 to £12.73 per hour) - Working hours: 18 hours per week

This is a new appointment to meet the expanding workload in the Parish Office, reporting to the Parish Clerk. The role will be based in our small friendly office in Charlton Kings, Cheltenham. The successful candidate will need to be flexible and undertake work as instructed by the Parish Clerk but the main duties will include:

Parish Council's community projects

Supporting the development, implementation and ongoing sustainability and maintenance of a wide range of initiatives within the Parish including CK Futures, CK Health Connect, summer and Christmas Fayres and encouraging the use of community assets such as Grange Field.

Support for funding applications

Supporting the Clerk in identification of funding opportunities and submission of grant applications

Parish Administration

Supporting the work of Committees and Working Groups, including preparation of agendas and minute-taking, in liaison with the Committee Chair and the Clerk.

Candidates should be educated to at least A Level standard and ideally have 2 years or more in a community engagement, community development, community support role or similar role. Experience of event management and/or fundraising is desirable. Living in or near Charlton Kings would be an advantage.

A full job description, person specification and application form are available for download below and a paper version of these documents is available on request from the Parish Office. If you have any queries, or would like an informal conversation about the role, please contact the Parish Clerk on

The deadline for applications is Sunday, 13th June 2021. Applications should be sent to the Parish Clerk, marked "Confidential", at the Parish Office, Charlton Kings Parish Council, 26 Church Street, Church Piece, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, GL53 8AR or submitted by email to:

Posted: Thu, 20 May 2021 16:40 by Joanna Noles

Tags: Community Development, Vacancies