Helmsdale & District Development Trust Local Development Officer Part-Time (21 hours per week) Salary £14/hr
This post is funded by Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Gordonbush Windfarm and it is for a fixed term post to September 2018. However it is anticipated that this post will continue beyond this date if future funding can be secured.
Helmsdale & District Development Trust is looking to recruit an energetic and self motivated individual to act as a catalyst for innovative and sustainable community development. The successful candidate will be working with Helmsdale and District Development Trust – a locally elected group - to meet the priorities of the community. The post will be based in the Helmsdale Community Centre.
The applicant will have a good understanding of the issues affecting fragile rural areas and be IT literate. A relevant qualification or prior experience in the delivery of community-led development would be advantageous as would a knowledge and affinity for the locality. The ability to work on your own initiative is essential.