Community Development Worker

Website Humber and Wolds Rural Action

Community Development Worker – Community Infrastructure


Salary Range: NJC Scp 20 (£25,991 pro rata) to NJC Scp 24 (£28,672 pro rata) dependent upon experience and qualifications


Contract: 25 hours per week (with potential to increase dependent upon funding application success)


Office Base: Base: Maltby Lane Hub, Maltby Lane, Barton upon Humber (working from home is encouraged)


Humber and Wolds Rural Action (HWRA) is seeking a Community Development Worker to further development our activities, services and projects which support community infrastructure:

  • Energy (use, costs, audits, suppliers, switching, fuel options, oil cooperatives etc.)
  • Digital (access, cost and range including broadband, wifi, satellite, 4G/5G, digital data etc.)
  • Housing (community led housing, affordable housing, specific issues in relation to rural housing etc.)
  • Community Development work, including Community Led Planning and Neighbourhood Planning, development of and work with parish cluster group.


The successful applicant will have knowledge and experience in at least one of the areas identified above and an interest in developing their knowledge, skills and experience within the other areas.


Qualifications, where they are available within the subject area, are desirable but not essential and training will be provided to enable the successful applicant to obtain the required level where necessary.


HWRA works closely with communities across East Riding of Yorkshire, Hull, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire, facilitating local people, groups and communities to identify need and create innovative and bespoke solutions which are community led. To do this we have developed good relationships with voluntary and community organisations, village halls, parish and town councils, local authorities, commissioners and providers of services including public and private suppliers.


HWRA is a member of Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE), a national organisation which supports us to deliver initiatives that equip people with the knowledge, skills, and connections needed to improve their community. A direct relationship with DEFRA and other government departments enables communication and influencing at national and local level.


For further information please contact Peter Hirschfeld tel: 07539 477046 (Tuesday to Thursday)


For an application pack please contact HWRA by:


Telephone: 01652 637700

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Monday 28th June 2021

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