Posted by: southadmin | 12/07/2012

Lowedges Batemoor and Jordanthorpe Community Forum – Job Advert

Lowedges Batemoor and Jordanthorpe Community Forum

Greenhill/Bradway Youth Centre, Gresley Road, Lowedges, Sheffield, S8 7HL

(0114) 237 3095/(0114) 237 8553


Development Worker

25 hours per week (Salary:  £16,354 pro rata)

Initially until 31st March 2013 – extended subject to funding

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Lowedges Batemoor and Jordanthorpe Community Forum to appoint a Development Worker to join our team. 

The Development Worker will work within LBJ to develop the Greenhill Bradway Youth Centre into a community resource to be used by all ages and work with partners to develop a partnership approach to provide more volunteer opportunities for local people.

There will also be elements of working with the members of the community aged over 55.

Do you have experience of working with local communities and developing projects?  Would you like to help members of the community to access more services and opportunities?  If yes, then this could be the perfect job for you!

The post holder will:

  •  Develop a business plan for the Greenhill Bradway Youth Centre
  •  Support and promote local volunteering opportunities
  •  Seek funding to support projects to continue and grow
  •  Knowledge of the local area is desirable, so applications from residents within this community are particularly welcome. 

We are looking for someone who enjoys a challenge and has the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people both verbally and in writing.

The post is funded by the South Community Assembly.

For informal enquiries or to request an application pack, please contact LBJ Community Forum:

  • by phone on 0114 237 7777 or 0114 237 3095 or 0114 237 8553
  • by email at

 Closing date: Applications to be received by 12 noon on Friday July 27th 2012.

Interviews to be held early August 2012

to have a start date of 3rd September 2012



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