Current Vacancies

Community Development Officer

  • Hours:           20 hours per week, (including occasional weekend and evening working)
  • Salary:           £13,544 gross per annum plus 7% employers pension contribution (£24,717 FTE)
  • Contract:      Initial 24 month employment contract with possibility of extension
  • Location:      Head office based at Hopton Park, Devizes although regular county wide travel will be required.

Community First

Community First is a dynamic charity committed to supporting communities across Wiltshire and Swindon. Our team goes the extra mile to create brighter futures for those living and working in the county. Putting people first is at the heart of everything we do.

The Role

Develop and facilitate community action so that communities and individuals are enabled to take action themselves to create stronger and more resilient communities.

Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to undertake a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact Katrina Watson Senior Community Development Officer on 01380 732825 or  kwatson@communityfirst.org.uk  or Harry Tipple, Head of Community and Partnership Development on 01380 732824 or htipple@communityfirst.org.uk

Applying

The Job Description, Person Specification and an application form for this role can be found using the links below. Please note we are unable to accept CVs.

Closing date:        30th August 2022

Interview date:    8th September 2022

Please send completed applications forms to Val Phillips, Premises and Business Support Manager at vphillips@communityfirst.org.uk or by post to Community First, Unit C2 Beacon Business Centre, Hopton Park, Devizes, Wiltshire SN10 2EY.

Community First is an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No. 288117

Outdoor Education Instructor

We are looking for a dedicated and experienced individual to join our Outdoor Education Team. We are seeking to recruit a well organised and motivated individual who is dedicated to the personal development of young people through the provision of high-quality outdoor education activities.

  • Hours: 36.5 hrs per week, including regular evening, weekend, and school holiday work.
  • Salary: £23,166 gross per annum plus 7% employers pension contribution.
  • Location: The role is based at Oxenwood Outdoor Education Centre, with some outreach delivery at alternative venues throughout Wiltshire, including Linkenholt Countryside Adventure Centre.
  • Supervisor: Centre Manager & Chief Instructor, Oxenwood Outdoor Education Centre

The role focusses on designing and leading a range of high-quality outdoor education activities including to support young people to develop their self- confidence, self- esteem, and skills, as part of our day, multi-day and residential outdoor education service offer.

You will hold a range of relevant instructor’s awards, have experience and a passion for organising and delivering varied outdoor education group work activities. Be able to work flexible hours, relate to and inspire young people. Be creative, able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

The role will include evening, weekend, and school holiday working.

Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact Steve Crawley, Head of Youth Action Wiltshire on 01380 729813 / 07818 077764 or steve@youthactionwiltshire.org . No agencies please.

Closing date: We do not have a closing date for this role and will instead review applications as and when they are received.

The Job Description, Person Specification and an application form for this role can be found using the links below. Please contact us if you would like a hard copy application form, or if you require any assistance in applying for this post. CVs, with a covering letter describing why you are applying and how your skills relate to the role, will also be considered.                                                

Please send completed applications to Steve Crawley, Head of Youth Action Wiltshire at steve@youthactionwiltshire.org or by post to Community First, Unit C2 Beacon Business Centre, Hopton Park, Devizes, Wiltshire SN10 2EY.

Community First is an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No. 288117.

Sessional Catering Assistant

We are seeking to recruit a well organised, enthusiastic and motivated individual, with successfully experience of working in a catering role, who takes pride in their own work and that of their team. If you are passionate about our work and providing outstanding customer service, we would love to hear from you.

The successful candidate will support the efficient operations of the kitchen and catering facility at Oxenwood Outdoor Education Centre, working closely with the Catering Manager to ensure the requirements of bookings are met in relation to planning and providing the appropriate catering functions at our two outdoor education sites.

Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact Steve Crawley, Head of Youth Action Wiltshire & Outdoor Education by email at steve@youthactionwiltshire.org or by phone on 07818 077764. No agencies please.

Closing date: We do not have a closing date for this role and will instead review applications as and when they are received.

The Job Description, Person Specification and an application form for this role can be found using the links below. Please contact us if you would like a hard copy application form, or if you require any assistance in applying for this post. CVs, with a covering letter describing why you are applying and how your skills relate to the role, will also be considered.

Please send completed applications to Steve Crawley at steve@youthactionwiltshire.org or by post to Community First, Unit C2 Beacon Business Centre, Hopton Park, Devizes, Wiltshire SN10 2EY.

Community First is an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No. 288117.