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Welcome to Rural Community Action Nottinghamshire



We wish to appoint a Community Development Worker to support the delivery of our services across Nottinghamshire.


37 hours per week, NJC Scp24, 25 days leave, company pension


We are looking for an experienced Community Development Worker who understands the issues faced by rural communities and who has the skills to help them overcome significant obstacles to their well-being, including poor access to services and opportunities. If you have a creative mind, exceptional interpersonal skills and a good track record in working with communities, why not work with us on the next chapter in your career?


The main objectives of this role are to: 

  • To support the development and delivery of key services and projects within RCAN. To help RCAN achieve its mission of supporting sustainable rural communities through the provision of expertise, project delivery and representation.
  • Working specifically within the Supporting Communities team to stimulate and encourage communities to tackle local needs and address issues of rural social exclusion.

 The position is for a fixed term of one year but may be extended subject to funding


Closing Date: Friday 26th August 2016

Interviews: Thursday 8th September 2016


Applicants who are shortlisted will be advised by the end of the week commencing

29th August 2016. If you have not heard anything by this point, then please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.


An application pack including the job description and person specification are available from RCAN at:


Telephone:    01623 727600         E-mail:


Please note that CVs will not be accepted

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