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Project Officer
Dumfries and Galloway Small Communities Housing Trust
Closing Date: 2017-03-28
Reference No : RARH
Salary : 25,000
Additional Info About Salary :
Benefits : 6% pension
Location : Thornhill, Dumfriesshire, DG3 5LS
Status(FT/PT) : Full time for 12 months
Closing Date : 2017-03-28

Job Role : The post will provide direct support to a number of ongoing and new community-led housing projects. Preferably educated to degree level, the successful applicant will ideally have a knowledge of rural housing issues and/or experience in working with community groups and in community development and a strong track record in engagement across a broad range of stakeholders. Some experience of the planning, funding (including grant applications) and delivery of housing would also be beneficial to the post.

Organisation Profile : Dumfries and Galloway Small Communities Housing Trust (DGSCHT) is seeking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic individual to the post of Project Officer for the Realising Affordable Rural Homes (RARH) project, which is funded by Dumfries and Galloway Council. Based in Thornhill, the Trust is a Registered Charity that works with rural communities in Dumfries and Galloway to identify and address local affordable housing needs as part of wider rural regeneration.

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Application Notes : This full-time post (25k pa) is initially for a 12 month period, with the possibility of being extended, subject to funding. For further details and an application pack, visit the website or email Sheila Adams at

Additional Info : For an informal discussion on the post, telephone Mike Staples, Chief Executive, on 01848 332516. Closing date for applications is Tuesday 28 March 2017 at 12 noon.

Main Contact : Sheila Adams
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