Create Development Worker Vacancy at WHALE

WHALE Arts has announced they are looking to hire a Create Development Worker to work with a new Tasting Change project.

Tasting Change is funded by the Aspiring Communities Fund, which is supported by the European Social Fund and Scottish Government, ‘Tasting Change’ is an exciting project that seeks to respond to local priorities and aspirations in order to support community development and empowerment in Wester Hailes, Edinburgh. To achieve this, the project will develop and deliver sustainable community-led solutions that tackle deprivation levels and inequalities created by food insecurity.

Working with local people, the Tasting Change project team, and other community partners, the Create Development Worker will be responsible for the development and delivery of activities that connect people creatively with dignified food provision, skills development opportunities and their community.

The Create Development Worker will be a key member of both the WHALE Arts staff team and the multi agency Tasting Change project team. Excellent communication and a collaborative approach will be central to the success of this innovative role which blends creative programming and community development with project management.

The post is full time, working 35 hours per week with a salary of £24, 193 per annum. The post is fixed term with a 16 month contract. Applications should be made in writing or by email to, enclosing/attaching:

  • An up to date CV detailing relevant education and employment experience.
  • A covering letter demonstrating how your skills meet the Essential and Desirable Skills criteria of the job description.
  • Details of two referees, including at least one previous employer.

Applications should arrive at WHALE Arts Agency no later than 12:00 (midday) on Monday 18th September 2017. Late applications will not be considered.

Interviews will be held on the 28th and 29th September.

You can find out more information about the post on the WHALE Arts’ website here.

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