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Development Worker (Funding and Business Specialisms)
Salford CVS

Job Description

About the Job

Due to a member of the Development Team furthering their career outside the organisation we are now looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and highly professional person who is committed to the values and priorities of Salford CVS and who wants to make a difference to the 37,000 volunteers and 1,300 voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations of Salford.

Our successful candidate will play a proactive and productive role as a key member of the organisation's development team providing support to voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises in Salford.

They will be providing information, advice and guidance (IAG), mentoring and training to Salford voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations (VCSEs) across the full spectrum of funding and business development support. They will work with a wide range of local VCSE groups and organisations to assess their need for capacity-building support and to deliver a range of support interventions that build the capacity and sustainability of VCSEs in contributing to improved outcomes for people living in Salford. 

Our chosen candidate will be highly motivated and enthusiastic with proven experience of fundraising, in particular writing funding applications and community fundraising. They will have knowledge and understanding of the factors affecting VCSE business sustainability and improvement. They will also have an ability to research, understand and apply to practical circumstances a range of policy, strategic and legal information. In addition to providing information, advice and guidance they will have the ability to create and deliver quality participative learning and training to participants from VCSE organisations. Underpinning this they will be able to communicate with people from a range of backgrounds in a sensitive and supportive way using their excellent listening and speaking skills.

This experience, knowledge, understanding and skills, will enable them to provide a high quality service to and with Salford VCSE organisations.

Are you the person we are looking for?

About Salford CVS

Salford CVS is the city-wide infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector providing specialist information, advice, development support and opportunities for influence and collaboration. Our work includes providing support for VCSE organisations to establish and to develop, including delivering training for their staff, volunteers and trustees.

Terms and Conditions for Development Worker (Funding and Business Specialisms) are:

Permanent Contract

37.5 hrs per week

NJC Point 29-31 £25,951 to £27,668

Closing date for all applications is: Tuesday 16th May 2017 at 12 Noon

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.