Community Development Officer


EVH Grade 7   Salary: £32,850  - £36,071    Hours: 35 per week

Location: Motherwell

Leave entitlement: 25 days plus 15 days Public Holiday

Forgewood Housing Cooperative is a forward thinking registered social landlord operating in the Motherwell locality. As a landlord we not only strive to provide top quality, affordable housing but also contribute significantly to the redevelopment of the area we work within.

Forgewood Housing Co-operative has a long standing staff sharing agreement with Garrion People’s Housing Co-operative (based in Gowkthrapple). Both co-ops own and operate modern community facilities in the heart of the communities we work within to assist us in the regeneration of the areas.

The post will operate as part of our staff sharing agreement between the two co-ops and will work across both Forgewood and Gowkthrapple ensuring the community development activities are maintained and developed appropriately.

We are looking to recruit a temporary Community Development Officer to both maintain our current wider role activities and actively develop new projects in response to the local needs of the local community.

If you share our commitment and would enjoy working within the diverse communities of Forgewood and Gowkthrapple and we would like to hear from you. For an application pack please either email or download from either of our sites. Further information is available by contacting Craig Allan or Paul Lennon at: Forgewood Community Centre, 49 Dinmont Crescent, Motherwell, ML1 3TT, Telephone: 01698 263311 or Email: or

Key Dates

Closing date for submitting an application is: Tuesday 24th September 2019 at 4.30pm 

EVH conditions of service will apply.


All applicants will be required to complete an application form to standardise the shortlisting and interview process. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Please contact Paul Lennon or Craig Allan on 01698 263311 for an informal chat about this opportunity.