Development Worker

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Somerset, UK
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • £27,500 to £41,500
  • August 19, 2022

Somerset Workers Development Co-operative

Development Worker

We work with businesses that trade for social purpose rather than profit and that are owned co-operatively by their members need specialist support. We adapt the tools of business planning and financial management to serve people and planet rather than private profit. If you are ready to work in diverse communities to make connections between ethical values and efficient trading then we have an amazing job for you!

The Co-operative Development Team
  • Works with and advises enterprises and groups across a range of industries, for both new and existing enterprises; we also
  • Look for and explore new business opportunities, and initiate new development where we see a co-operative or community-led solution

Work includes:

  • Creating business feasibility studies, business and marketing plans
  • Developing financial and business models
  • Identifying appropriate legal structures and support through registration processes
  • Identifying opportunities for potential future development
  • Carrying out community engagement and publicity
  • Raising finance, including preparing funding applications and community share offers

This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic and growing organisation. We have three pay scales depending on your experience.

  • Lead Development Consultants £36,500 – £41,500
  • Development Consultants, £32,500 – £36,500
  • Development Workers, £27,500-£32,500

Hours: hours available between 22.5 – 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent with a probationary period of six months. Appointments are normally made at the bottom of the salary scale.

Location: Home-based, but some office working will be required from time to time for team building activities in Taunton, key events and on-site meetings with clients (across the South West).

Annual Leave: 25 days plus Bank Holidays (pro-rata).

Benefits: Home office budget, dependent care, flexible and home working, family and wellbeing policy, and opportunities for professional development

Tagged as: Flexible working, Remote / Blendid / Hybrid

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Job Overview
  • Hours Per Week
    22.5 to 37.5 per week
  • Salary
    £27,500 to £41,500
  • Job Category
    General / Other
  • Minimum Age
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