Community Development Officer

Do you value neighbourhood development? Can you build strong and effective links with strategic partners and lead on community research programmes for neighbourhood planning?

Using organisation skills and through a 14.5 hours part-time job share, you will act as a navigator to community support service teams to achieve targets by:

Developing and successfully delivering community development services (in housing, statutory and voluntary sector)

  • Have a high degree of organisational skills and ability
  • Leading and motivating community groups
  • Building effective partnerships
  • Having knowledge of project management
  • Using knowledge of funding agencies and resources
  • Having and using knowledge of current Government and Regulatory policies

As a Community Development Officer you will be responsible, through the Head of Partnerships for neighbourhood planning, neighbourhood management commissioning and coordination of partnership initiatives and programmes within the Groups communities.

Through the role, you will understand and help remove the barriers to social inclusion that prevent people from participating more fully in Groups communities.

The role is part-time (14.5 hours) and a job share and also requires travel across Birmingham, therefore whilst a car is not required, it may be preferable for ease of working.

In return, we offer Christmas shutdown, contributory pension scheme, access to a health cash plan scheme and flexible working hours. Please see attached documents for the job description and conditions of the role.


Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 3 January 2020 (midday)

Interview date week commencing 6 January 2020 (subject to change)

For an informal discussion please contact on 0121 748 8100 – and ask for Human Resources.