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Top job! Self Employed Community Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £35,000 pro-rata
  • Dailly, South Ayrshire
  • Closing 22nd September 2023

  • Advertised from 18th August 2023
  • This is a fixed price tender at the sum of £21,000 per annum inclusive, for 21 hrs per week (equivalent to £35,000 FTI at 0.6 on a 35 hr week).


Dailly Community Development Trust SCIO are seeking to engage a dynamic and self-motivated individual on a self-employed basis, as its Community Development Officer. The candidate should have demonstrable experience in funding applications, project and budget management, a thorough knowledge of the Third Sector, be computer literate and competent in marketing, including social media.

The contact will be initially for one year (fully funded first year) & for 2 further years (which are half funded), if further funding is achieved. After completion of year 1, the fixed tender price in subsequent years will be increased by CPI or 5%, whichever is the lower.

Notice of termination of the contract by either party will be 4 weeks.

The contract will be for 48 weeks of each year (equivalent to 4 weeks annual leave).

The duties will be carried out at the discretion of the tenderer, with a combination of home working, working at our Community Hall & with our Associated Groups. This will involve some evening & weekend work, including attending Trust Board Meetings in the evening every month.

A driving licence & access to a vehicle are essential & the tender shall include for travel within the Trust area, though occasional visits outside the Trust area can be charged as a legitimate additional expense.

The CDO will be responsible to the Trust Board & will be monitored by the Trust Office Bearers & subject to annual reviews of progress.

Application notes

Tender applicants must first download & fully understand the CDO Tender Conditions & complete an Application Form, these documents can be downloaded below.

Application forms & any questions about this self employed position are to be sent to:


1) Tender deadline is 5pm on the 22nd September 2023,

2) Shortlist prepared by the 29th September 2023,

3) Interviews by appointment by the 6th of October 2023,

4) Start date ASAP after the 9th of October (subject to negotiation).