Compassionate Community Builder – Kilsyth and surrounding villages 

Hours – 15 hours per week (Annualised Hours) 

Fixed Term Contract – 1 year 

Salary: Band 4 £22,152 - £24,258 per annum, pro rata           

Ref No: 1907459

Strathcarron Hospice are actively supporting the development of ‘Compassionate Communities’ which can enable local neighborhoods to support people to live well, age well, die well and grieve well.   

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an experienced Community Builder to work at a neighborhood level in the communities of Kilsyth and the surrounding villages. Working alongside existing community groups and individuals, you will support the building of connected and caring communities that enable people with deteriorating health to live well right up to the end of life.   

We are looking for someone who is confident, kind, resourceful, courageous and who can grow capacity, weave relationships and help local people create positive change and build up a compassionate community. 

You must have excellent listening skills, be able to communicate with a diverse range of people and thrive on social networking. You must be educated to HNC level in a relevant field and have a track record of successful asset based community development work.  

This role necessitates flexible working (day/ evening/ weekends) and a considerable amount of travel. Therefore a car and clean driving licence are essential. 

The post holder will be subject to a check by Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme 

This post is funded by a grant from Cummins Diesel Recon UK. 

For further information, please contact Susan High, Community Development Co-ordinator on 01324 826222. 

Application packs are available to download below or contact Nicola Griffin, HR Coordinator on 01324 826222 or email [email protected]

Closing Date: Sunday 28th July 2019

Interviews will be held on Monday 5th August 2019.