Community Development Officer

Do you want to be part of one of the largest and most ambitious Community Forest programmes in the UK?  Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career that will help make a lasting difference to local communities, to the economy and to the environment? The Mersey Forest is the largest of England’s Community Forests covering over 500 square miles on Merseyside and North Cheshire.  Cheshire West and Chester Council are looking for an individual who can help to deliver the ambitious plans to fully engage local communities in The Mersey Forest, to connect people to nature and deliver the aspirations for communities set out in The Mersey Forest Plan. You will bring enthusiasm, inspiration, innovation and significant practical knowledge to help deliver The Forest vision.

Organisation: Cheshire West and Chester Council

Location: Cheshire

Job Category: Education, Environmental and Public Services

Grade: CWAC NJC - Grade 10

Salary Min: £33,799 per annum

Salary Max: £39,638 per annum

Hours per week: 37

Closing Date: 31/10/2019

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Halton & St Helens VCA 

Halton Office: 01928 592 405
St Maries
Lugsdale Road

St Helens Office: 01744 457100 
2nd Floor Beacon Building
College Street
St Helens
WA10 1TF



Halton & St Helens VCA is an infrastructure organisation that provides advice, information and development support services to voluntary, community, not-for-profit and faith organisations and volunteers in the Boroughs of St Helens and Halton.