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Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,000 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Edinburgh*
  • Closing 15th July 2024

  • Advertised from 14th June 2024
  • Weekly hours will average 12 hours per week. An annualised hours system will be used to accommodate workload fluctuations. To be mutually agreed.


Norton Park SCIO is a charity that supports the voluntary sector in Edinburgh to maximise its positive impact.

We provide high-quality, affordable office space, meeting rooms, and conference facilities for charities, and community groups in our historic buildings near Edinburgh's city centre. We also provide operational support to tenant charities based at Norton Park.

Twenty-one charities are based at Norton Park and over one hundred community and voluntary organisations host meetings and events in our conference centre.

Norton Park, a key resource for Edinburgh's community and voluntary sector, is launching an ambitious strategy to enhance services for tenants and community stakeholders.

Development Worker role

To help implement our new strategy, Norton Park SCIO is introducing a Development Worker role. This position will play a key part in creating an inclusive and vibrant community within our historic buildings.

The Development Worker will work closely with colleagues and tenant organisations to establish a programme of activities aimed at promoting learning and knowledge sharing, fostering collaboration, and encouraging social engagement within the community.

This is a part-time position averaging 12 hours per week: we anticipate weekly hours will fluctuate based on workload demands. To accommodate this, we will employ an annualised hours approach. We seek a pro-active, adaptable individual who thrives in a creative role and is willing to work flexibly to meet varying needs.

Further Information

See Job Description and person specification below.

If you would like further information please contact Keith Robertson, Chief Executive N.B. Please contact before 4th of July 2024.

Application notes

Please send CV with covering letter setting out how you are qualified for this role to

Closing date: Noon on 15 July 2024

Interview date: Interviews will be held on 26 July 2024