Job vacancy

29th June 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Development Worker to join Bristol City Council’s Community Learning Team.

Job title : Development Worker (Community Learning)
Applicationclosing date :11/07/2021
Location:Community Learning The Park Daventry Road Knowle Bristol BS4 1DQ
Salary:BG10: *GBP*28,672 – *GBP*32,234
Package:Pension scheme Flexible working hours Expenses paid
Full Time, Permanent

Bristol Community Learning engages people with significant barriers to learning and work. We help raise confidence whilst developing skills and knowledge so learners can progress to further learning and work. We have high aspirations for those we work with and are committed to providing a wide range of courses developed to meet our learners’ needs. Along with high-quality teaching, we are passionate about achieving the best possible outcomes to help our learners succeed.

You will be part of a team of 8 Development Workers reporting to the Team Leader Community Learning and working across a geographical area within Bristol that will include St Pauls, Fishponds, Frome Vale, St Anne’s and Brislington. You will also have bespoke projects. You will interpret local survey data and engage key partners and community champions to develop a targeted learning programme. You will also quality check and support tutors and LSAs to provide challenging and inspiring courses that enable learner achievement, retention, and progression.

Based at the Park Centre in South Bristol, a dynamic community hub which provides a base for over 15 community businesses and training for young people and adults. There is a community café on the site and ample car parking. There is also the option of home working for part of the week.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation.

Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package including flexible working and flexi-time, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

Shortlisting is planned for w/c 12th July with interviews w/c 26th July.

Please note that this role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

If you would like to discuss the role further please email Julie St Jean Dick, Team Leader Community Learning at

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from young people (16-24 years), Black, Asian and minority ethnic and disabled candidates who are currently under-represented within this Service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.
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