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Development Officer

Salary £16,867 -£20,049 pa

Southport (Employment & Skills)

We are looking to recruit a Development Officer to deliver our personal development programme aimed at young people aged between 16 and 25.

The Employment & Skills team at Groundwork deliver a number of programmes helping to change the lives of young people. By helping to identify barriers and enhancing skills you will be assisting young people to become more employable or return to education or training.

We are looking for a person who is confident in their own abilities and able to be a good role model to the young people on our programmes. The successful candidate must be understanding and respectful, being able to relate to young people yet have the ability to set boundaries in a clear and non-judgemental way. 

You will be involved in the marketing, recruitment, planning and delivery of our programmes. 

This role will involve delivering and assessing against qualification standards to meet expected learning outcomes and assessment criteria, and you will need proven experience in delivering youth activities.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about any of the above then please contact Viv Horrocks  or Hugh Shields on 01942 821444. 

All positions will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Job Description and Person Specification.

Full details of the post and an application pack are available by contacting Catherine Birch on 01942 821444 or

Alternatively, you can please complete and return a Job Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form via email to or via post to Groundwork CLM, 74-80 Hallgate, Wigan, WN1 1HP.

Closing date for applications 27 October 2017