Sector Vacancies

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Link Development Officer at Community First

Hours: 25 hours per week, (flexible working basis, including occasional evening and weekends)

Salary: £15,868 gross per annum (£23,166 FTE) / Pay Scale 400

Location: Community First offices in Hopton Park, Devizes

Community First

Community First is a dynamic charity committed to supporting communities across Wiltshire and Swindon. Their team goes the extra mile to create brighter futures for those living and working in the county. Putting people first is at the heart of everything they do.

The Role

They are now looking for a dynamic self-starter to promote and support the development of Link Schemes including our new Connect 2 Wiltshire programme which aims to tackle loneliness. Experience in outreach and community organising approaches will be of benefit, along with highly established organising and administrative skills.

They are looking for an individual with a caring and patient nature, committed to making the lives of others better.

Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to undertake a satisfactory DBS check.

To download the job description, person specification and an application form for this post please visit Please note they are unable to accept CVs.

Closing date: Midday on Tuesday 28th May

Interview date: Wednesday 5th June

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact Harry Tipple, Head of Community and Business Development on 01380 732824 or

Community First is an equal opportunities employer.

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Independence Project Coordinator at Swindon Advocacy Movement

Hours: Full time / Part Time (Flexible working available including job share opportunity)

Salary: £19,500 to £21,700 depending on experience.

Swindon Advocacy Movement (SAM) has a well established reputation of providing a range of advocacy services for people with learning disabilities in Swindon. We are passionate about speaking out for the most vulnerable in our society and offer flexible and responsive services enabling people to access their rights within health and social care.

SAM has the exciting opportunity to deliver a new innovative social inclusion service which will enable and empower adults with learning disabilities to develop skills for independent living, build confidence and access opportunities in the community.

They are now looking for dynamic project coordinators to develop and facilitate this work.

Do you have experience in supporting adults with learning disabilities to become more independent? Have you facilitated groups for adults with learning disabilities to access the community? If so, we want to hear from you to join our committed and friendly team!

They need a non-judgemental, compassionate, person with excellent communication skills who enjoys working with others to make positive change happen.

If you would like more information please email us at for our application pack. If you have any questions please ring 01793 542266 and ask for our Community Advocacy Manager, Annie Baker.

Closing date for applications is midday Monday 20th May

Interviews will take place on Thursday 23rd May

Swindon Advocacy Movement is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Swindon Advocacy Movement expects all staff and volunteers to share that commitment.

Swindon Advocacy Movement is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from anyone regardless of disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

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