Youth and Community Development Coordinator

£20,965 – £24,922
Based at Grange Park, Blackpool.,
Full-time: 36.25 hours per week.

Are you excited by the idea of working with the community at a grass roots level?

We are recruiting a Youth and Community Development Coordinator and are looking for someone who has the skills and expertise to help achieve transformational change.

@TheGrange is a thriving community centre located in Grange Park, Blackpool. Recently refurbished, it includes a community farm, café and a shop,  as well as a pharmacy, a convenience store, a library and a community theatre space. @TheGrange is managed on behalf of Blackpool Council and the Grange Park local community by Groundwork.

The successful candidate will lead on our targeted work, supporting people on Grange Park. The role will involve the delivery of range of activities to young people involved in a variety of new groups within the centre. In addition to this the successful candidate would be tasked with wider development and engagement work within the centre to support as many people as possible.

Applicants must be dynamic and creative and will be required to engage and support local people in an effective and collaborative way. The role will include:

  • Delivering a broad range of activities with young people who access the Centre.
  • Supporting local residents to establish activity groups and support them to self-govern in a financially sustainable manner.
  • Empowering the local community and ensuring their needs are at the heart of the Centre’s work.

To request an application pack, please contact or telephone 01942 821 444.

Alternatively, download Job Description and Person Specification and complete and return a Job Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form via post to Groundwork CLM, 74-80 Hallgate, Wigan, WN1 1HP or via email to

For more information about Groundwork and the @TheGrange project please see

Closing Date: 29 March

Interviews w/c: 6 April


Children and parents during activity day Red ribbon at grand opening