Community Support Development Workers

Various Locations
16 May 2017
23 Jun 2017
Full Time
Contract Type


Various Locations

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work in an experienced and motivated team, making a real difference to the lives of service personnel and their families.

Do you feel that you have the determination and drive to join a dynamic team that together can have a real impact on the lives of children young people and families?

The Community Support Development Worker (CSDW) is responsible for the delivery of Play, Youth and Community provision to members of the Service community. This may include the management of a centre, club, or project, including the direct support of staff and the development of service provision for all sections of the community as identified within the Community Profile and Needs Analysis.

The CSDW works within the wider community to support Service families through the provision of CS activities, working directly with, or providing support and advice to existing and new community groups.  This includes the development, delivery and support of social educational, recreational and leisure opportunities achieved through a variety of strategies including building-based and outreach work with responsibility for the recruitment and management of volunteers, to assist in this role.

We also seek to provide access to a range of learning pathways so that members of the Service Community develop resilience and are better able to overcome the challenges of mobility, deployment and the stress associated with service life.

Due to the ongoing development and restructuring, we now seek to recruit Full Time and Part Time JNC qualified Community Support Development Workers, who hold a full Driving Licence to join one of the Community Support Teams at a variety of locations throughout the UK.

If you are up to the challenge and would like further information or an informal discussion about one of the positions please contact: Richard Matthews, Area Community Support Development Officer Telephone 01252 348260

All candidates called to interview will be expected to attend at their own expense and be prepared to undertake a short presentation on an aspect of Community, Youth or Play work they have been responsible for during the recent past.

Salaries and Conditions of service will be in accordance with the guidelines laid down by JNC with an anticipated starting salary of £27,845.

For further information please refer to the Civil Service Jobs website ( searching job reference number 1524378

Closing date: 23rd June 2017.