Salary: in the region of £26,500 (pro rata) – part-time position (3 days a week) maternity cover for 12 months

Dorset Race Equality Council is looking for a part-time Community Development Officer to join its current team for a 12 month period. It could consider a secondment opportunity from a local partner organisation.

You will need to demonstrate the ability or experience in managing community projects and initiatives, supporting and developing Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups and volunteering within the community. You will be experienced in or you will have an understanding of partnership working and be required to monitor and evaluate projects and initiatives.

You will also need to have a good understanding of the key principles to community development work, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and be able to build and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders.

You will need to demonstrate the ability to travel throughout Dorset.

Please download the person specification here

Please download the job description here.

Please download the application form here.

Please dowload the Equality & Diversity Monitoring form here.

If you would like a Word copy of the application form, please email

Please email completed application form and the Equality and Diversity Monitoring form or send it back to Dorset Race Equality Council For the attention of the Acting Chief Officer 3 to 5 Palmerston Road Boscombe BH1 4HN

Closing Date for Applications: Monday the 19th March 2018 at midnight


Interview Date: Week starting the 26th March 2018



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