Durham Community Action - Community Support Manager (closing date noon 05/09/22)

Would you like to lead a team who support local communities and harness the power of voluntary and community led action?

If you have experience in leading community development projects, supporting community led action and enabling best practice within local charities and volunteer involving organisations, then Durham Community Action needs you.

DCA is looking to fill a vacancy in our senior management team to help shape our work, enable community led action within communities across County Durham and lead a small team of community support staff. This is a permanent, full time role.

We are looking for an experienced community practitioner, manager and communicator who understands community led action and who can take the demands and expectations from both voluntary and community sector organisations, and public bodies in their stride.

We are looking for a can-do person who likes to share in the challenges of leading a small charitable organisation.  You will be a team player and equally comfortable working independently. You will also be super organised and understand the value and roles of the voluntary sector.

Salary: £37,485 full time

Work base: All DCA staff currently work on a hybrid system with a mix of home and office-based working.

Office base: 9 St Stephens Court, Low Willington, County Durham DL15 0BF.

For an informal chat about the role please contact, Kate Burrows, Executive Director (designate) by e-mail: or phone: 0790 400 9985

Closing date for Applications: Noon on Monday 5th September 2022

Interview Date: Tuesday 13th September 2022.

Recruitment Pack:

Community Support Manager Job Description

Community Support Manager Application Form

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