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Capacity Building Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,000
  • Falkirk, with flexibility to work remotely for part of the week
  • Closing 30th November 2023

  • Advertised from 31st October 2023
  • 35 hours per week. Salary: £27,000 per annum pro rata. Duration: Fixed until 31st March 2025, with intention to seek further funding. Reports to: Team Leader
  • plus 6% pension contribution


Through a place based approach, the Capacity Building Development Officer will support the development and sustainability of the local third sector by providing tailored organisational development support covering; governance, funding, socially enterprising activity, business planning, volunteering management and community leadership to create strong infrastructures to enable and empower third sector groups and organisations to take forward their aspirations of community ownership and community asset transfer.

This is a key role within our Empowering Communities Programme providing capacity building support services to be a catalyst in community regeneration and community ownership, encouraging community wealth and health building principles through learning and training opportunities, knowledge exchange and peer networking within the third sector and with local and national strategic partners.

Application notes

An application pack can be downloaded below, or from CVS Falkirk website.

To apply, please complete the application form, equal opportunities monitoring form and criminal convictions form and send to Victoria McRae by email:, CVs will not be accepted.

The deadline for applications is by 12pm, Thursday 30 November 2023. Please note that late applications cannot be accepted.

Please note all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and, if applicable, must hold any necessary work permit and/or visa. The post is subject to a satisfactory PVG and references.

CVS Falkirk & District is an accredited Real Living Wage Employer and strives to be an Equal Opportunities Employer.

CVS Falkirk are recognised by Scottish Government and Falkirk Community Planning Partnership (CPP) as the third sector interface for the full Falkirk District area and have a primary role in ensuring the continuation and development of a vibrant third sector (charities, social enterprises, community and voluntary groups etc).