Community Budgeting Officer

  • Position: Community Budgeting Officer
  • Location: Gorbals, Glasgow
  • Salary: £39,072 - £42,903
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Grade: EVH Grade 7
  • Contract: Fixed Term until April 2027
  • Closing Date: 23 May 2024, 12:00

New Gorbals Housing Association is a dynamic community-controlled organisation. We own and manage 2,500 homes for rent and factor over 1,800 owners’ homes. We are committed to the sustained physical, social and economic regeneration of Gorbals.

We are looking to fill the following post on a full-time basis (35 hours per week) -

Community Budgeting Officer (Fixed Term contract until April 2027 – this post is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund – Community Led Activity)
EVH Grade 7 (£39,072 - £42,903)

As the Community Budgeting Officer at New Gorbals HA your role will involve leading on the further development of community / participatory budgeting across Gorbals. You will be responsible for continuing, growing and implementing the Gorbals Ideas Fund programme and expanding community participation in the allocation of funding.

You will work closely with the local panel to build more links and partnerships between individuals and groups to identify new grassroots projects and promote innovative approaches to community investment.

You will be expected to collaborate with colleagues, teams and external agencies to deliver positive outcomes for the Gorbals community and along with the local Community Advocates deliver on the aims and objectives set out in the Gorbals Ideas Fund Strategy.

If you feel that you are the right candidate, then we would be delighted to hear from you.  To apply please visit the vacancies section on our website.  Please then review the Job Profile and Person Specification before completing the application form.

For further information please visit our website or contact Michael Fullerton, Community Coordinator, on 0141 429 3900 for a confidential chat.

Completed application forms should be emailed to recruitment@newgorbalsha.org.uk

Closing Date: 12 noon on Thursday 23rd May 2024.

Please note this post is being readvertised and previous applicants need not apply.

Employers in Voluntary Housing (EVH) Conditions of service and entitlement apply to this post.

New Gorbals Housing Association is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

New Gorbals HA is a charity registered in Scotland - SC041164.