Vacancy: Community Development Worker

September 13, 2023 Jim Green

Chester FC Community Trust has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Community Development Worker to join our team and further our charity’s support for communities across Chester and Cheshire West.

Based based at our charity’s home, the £1.8 million King George V Sports Hub in Blacon, as one of our two Community Development Workers, you will help us ensure this facility benefits local residents and creates lasting change in Our Community.

Your role will be to design and deliver a programme of outcome-based projects within our themes of sport, education, health and inclusion that respond to local needs and improve community cohesion, pride and resilience. You will develop strong, effective partnerships, encourage participation and identify opportunities to make projects sustainable.

The post is funded through the Westminster Foundation and is full-time on a fixed term basis to March 2026, however we would consider part-time hours for the right candidate. Due to the nature of the role, some evening and weekend work will be necessary.

Applicants will ideally have previous experience of sport or community development, managing and developing projects and partnership working. Appointment will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks and a full UK driving licence would be an advantage.

In return we offer a competitive salary, Chester FC uniform, support with CPD and training, company pension scheme and a great opportunity to take on a key role within a successful club community organisation.


Please read the role profile and person specification below and then send a completed application form along with your CV marked for the attention of Jim Green via

Application Form

Role Profile

Person Specification

The closing date for applications is Friday 22nd September 2023.