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Rural Housing Enabler

Hours: 36.5 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends

Salary: £32,164       

Location: Combination of office based (Hopton Park) and home working

Contract: Fixed term until the end of March 2025

Supervisor: Head of Community and Business Development


Community First

Community First has been supporting Wiltshire and Swindon communities for more than 53 years. Our 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 we do.

We are looking for an enthusiastic facilitator who can bring together professional stakeholders and communities to help plan for a better future through appropriate small-scale housing development.

You will be working in partnership with local communities and Local Authorities to achieve affordable rural housing across rural Wiltshire. You will engage with communities, housing organisations, Parish Councils, Local Authorities, landowners, developers, agents, planners, other partners and community leaders to bring forward sites and solutions to meet local need through the provision of affordable housing projects on rural sites.

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

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact Harry Tipple, Head of Community and Business Development on: 01380 732 824 or 

To apply for the role, please complete the application form and return to Nicky Theobald by email: or by post: Community First, Unit C2 Beacon Business Centre, Hopton Park, Devizes, SN10 2EY

Closing date: Midday on 12th of April 2024

Interview dates: 19th of April 2024

Community First is an equal Opportunities employer.