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Two new roles with the Essex Shed Network (ESN)

Community ‘Men in Sheds’ Project

The Essex Shed Network (ESN) has been successful in being awarded funding for 3 years by the Big Lottery to expand their work in relation to this already successful project. The project is delivered in partnership by two charities CVS Uttlesford and Maldon CVS and we now need to employ two new staff to support this exciting opportunity.

The two roles are:

A Development Worker who will support the growth project and associated activities, particularly in relation to increasing the number of sheds, particularly at the point of start-up and implementation, along with supporting existing sheds.

An Outreach Officer who will support the growth project and associated activities, particularly in relation to increase the reach of these projects through additional activities such as social groups, health activities and increased volunteering.

These are full time roles – 37 hrs per week

Salary per annum £24050 on 3 year Fixed Term Contracts

Based in Dunmow or Maldon, Essex, with travel across Essex

Further information and Applications available at

Applications to be submitted by the 18th January 2019 by 5pm to CVSU, by email to

Interviews/Selection – will start the week of the 4th Feb 2019.

If you wish to discuss these roles and opportunities please call CVSU CEO Clive Emmett on 01371 878400 or MDCVS Director Sarah Troop on 01621 851891.


CVS Development and Funding Officer

Basildon, Billericay and Wickford Council for Voluntary Service (BBWCVS) is an organisation that supports the voluntary and community sector organisations in the Basildon Borough. We provide advice, information and development support services. We are seeking to recruit a funding and development services officer to develop a robust, thriving third sector by building effective networks, partnerships and forums, and assisting with funding development to achieve long term sustainability. The post includes responsibility for the coordination of four network meetings and the provision of training, direct support and funding advice.

The closing date for this post is Monday 28 January at 4.30pm. Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend a local interview in the week commencing 4th February.

This is a permanent contract but the post is subject to satisfactory completion of probation.

Salary: SO1 (scp 29-31) £26,470-£28,221 pro rata.

Hours: 21 hours per week

For further information please see the following attachments:

Cover Letter


Development and Funding Officer PS

Completing your Application Form

Job Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

BBWCVS Background note

For more information about the role contact Chris Evans on 01268 294781.

More information on our service can be found in the services annual report 2017-18 found on this website.


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