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New Community Development Worker Post at the DRC

Post: Connecting Yardley Community Development Worker

Hours: 36.5 hours per week

Salary:  NJC SCP 28 - 30 – currently £25,463  to  £27,358

Contract Terms: Fixed Term until 31/01/2020



The Disability Resource Centre (DRC) is one of the leading disability organisations operating in Birmingham, Solihull and the wider West Midlands. 


Our mission is ‘to build a sustainable business to empower disabled people to take control of their own lives and to actively seek out opportunities to achieve their full potential as individuals in mainstream society’.  This is at the heart of everything we do.


The Connecting Yardley programme is a partnership project between DRC and Age UK Birmingham.  Its purpose is to inject community investment to build the capacity of local organisations and groups to become better placed to support residents who are / are at risk of becoming lonely or isolated.  This includes older and disabled people but not exclusively so.


We are seeking an enthusiastic and driven candidate to provide capacity building and infrastructure support services to community organisations and groups in order to build the local community offer in the Yardley Constituency.


Ideally we are looking for someone who has a wealth of experience in community development work with excellent communication skills, who can make this role their own and meet the required targets.


For further information, please refer to the job description and person specification.

If you would prefer to request a pack via email or speak to someone over the phone, then Kay Lane, our Officer Supervisor, will be available from 2nd January 2019. You can either call her on 03030 40 20 40 or send an email to

Job Description and Person Specification:


Closing date for submissions: Monday 14th January 2019

Interviews will be held:  Week commencing 21st January 2019


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