Current Vacancies

Community First is Recruiting for New Trustees

We have exciting opportunities for up to four new Trustees to join our Board and help us support growth, innovation and development.

We are committed to equal opportunities and we looking for Trustees with a variety of different skills, life experience and backgrounds. We are particularly interested in applications from people with business or Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector experience.

For more information please see the Trustee Information Pack

To apply for a Trustee role, please send a short statement and CV addressing the person specification to Bernadette Lowe. Email: blowe@communityfirst.org.uk.

The deadline for applications is 22nd March 2021

Young Carers Support Worker

We are looking for a dedicated and experienced individual to join our Young Carers Service as part of our successful youth arm, Youth Action Wiltshire. 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 1:1 support, advocacy and positive activities.

  • Hours: 36.5 hrs per week, including regular evening, weekend and school holiday work
  • Salary: £23,935 gross per annum plus 7% employers pension contribution
  • Location: Office base in Devizes, county wide programme delivery including 1:1 outreach.
  • Supervisor: Service Development and Splash Manager

The role focusses on providing practical and emotional support for Young Carers in Wiltshire aged 5-18 years. The post holder will be required to work with young people, understand their individual needs and develop a positive trust-based relationship with them and support them throughout their ‘journey’ with our service.

Ideally, you will have a relevant youth work qualification and/or two years of experience in delivering youth work and positive activities. You will hold a valid UK driving licence and will be prepared to drive a minibus and transport young people to and from activities and 1:1 meetings. There will be a need for regular 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 or steve@youthactionwiltshire,org

Closing date: Midday on Monday 29th March 2021                Interviews: w/c 5th April 2021

To download a job description, person specification and an application form for this post, please see the download links below. CVs, with a covering letter describing why you are applying and how your skills relate to the role, will also be considered.                                                

Please send applications to Bernadette Lowe, Business Support Manager, at blowe@communityfirst.org.uk

Community First is an equal opportunities employer.

Finance and Administration Assistant

Fixed Term contract until March 2022 

  • Hours: 10 hrs per week, may include some evening and weekend work on occasion 
  • Salary: £5,769 gross per annum (£21,057 FTE) plus 7% employers pension contribution 
  • Location: Beacon Business Centre, Hopton Park, Devizes 
  • Supervisor: Head of Business Support 

Community First is a leading charity at the heart of communities in Wiltshire and Swindon. Our work has a real and lasting impact on the lives of people across the county and the need for our services has never been greater. 

We are looking for an organised, confident, adaptable and motivated individual to help support the smooth running of the administration, finance and asset management functions within the organisation. 

You will have a thorough understanding of Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel, and have good written and verbal communication skills. It is essential that you have a good telephone manner and that you are confident in dealing with a wide variety of people. 

Benefits package include 25 days’ pro rata paid holiday, staff pension scheme, flexible working conditions, mileage allowance and training opportunities. 

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 Bernadette Lowe, Head of Business Support on 01380 732819 or blowe@communityfirst.org.uk 

Closing date: Midday on Monday 22nd March 2021 

Interviews: w/c 29th March 2021 

To download a job description, person specification and an application form for this post please visit the links below. CVs, with a covering letter describing why you are applying and how your skills relate to the role, will also be considered. 

Community First is an equal opportunities employer.