Community Based Services Lead at Action in rural Sussex

Can you help us identify, and then meet emerging needs in rural Sussex? Is your dream job making a tangible difference for rural communities and volunteers in Sussex? Are you interested in improving village life for Sussex residents, by helping to develop and deliver local activities and services? Action in rural Sussex (AirS) is looking for a positive and experienced community development manager to lead our busy and expanding team of Village Agents.

The role involves organising support for rural communities to improve access to local services, share information and help make communities more resilient; and securing further funding to continue extending the reach of these services. If you want to help us make a tangible difference to life in Sussex, and be part of our exciting secure future, then we want to hear from you!

We welcome applications from everyone who meets the person specification and we value diversity in our workforce.

This post does involve occasional evening work and a vehicle and full driving licence.
A Standard DBS check will also be required.

Given the current pandemic situation we have adapted our recruitment process so will assess applications as they arrive.

Please email your initial application (comprising of a CV and covering letter), setting out why this job is a fit for your experience and skills to
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to complete the full application pack (which can be found at following their informal interview.

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Action in rural Sussex

Deadline for applications

30 Jun 2020


£31,117 per annum

Hours per week

35 hours per week


Management / Directors

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