Community Development Worker for Peace ‘n’ Jam

Location: St Luke’s Scottish Episcopal Church, Auchmuty, Glenrothes.

Role: Could you be part of something new and transformative? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to be part of our community project known as Peace ‘n’ Jam.

In this role as Community Development Worker, you will take a lead in developing and supporting the establishment of a community café and social hub within our church.

There is already exciting work taking place, and we are looking for someone with energy and initiative who will focus on connecting people and community organisations in Auchmuty and the surrounding area.

Operating from the project’s base at St. Luke’s Church in Auchmuty, (or from home where practical and feasible), you will work independently as a key member of our project. You will undertake a variety of duties and have the opportunity to work on a flexible basis.

Applicants should be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work.

This role requires a Basic disclosure

Salary: £21,000 pro-rata

Hours: 15 hours per week (year 1), including evening and weekend work as part of the role.

Pension: The employee will be assessed under auto-enrolment pension legislation and if eligible, minimum contributions will be made.

Annual Leave: 25 days, plus public bank holidays pro rata

Contract: Part-Time, 12 months fixed-term post

Funding: The National Lottery Community Fund

Closing Date: Monday 30th November 2020 at 12 noon

Interview Dates: 7th – 9th December 2020 

Next Steps: For more information on the role, you can find the job description and person specification for the post in our Application Pack here.

To apply, please submit an application form which is available to download from here.

Please do not send CV’s as they will not be accepted.

Completed applications can be emailed to or alternatively see the Application Pack for postal address.

Equality and Diversity Monitoring: We seek to ensure that our recruitment and selection processes are fair, and that we do not discriminate under the Equality Act 2010.  We also aim to build an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce in encouraging equality and diversity.

We need your help and co-operation to enable us to do this but filling in this questionnaire is voluntary.

To help, please return the completed questionnaire which is available to download from here.

Please return as a document to a separate email or put it in separate envelope; and mark ‘Strictly Confidential’.