Community Buildings Advisor – Surrey Community Action

Surrey Community Action are seeking a proactive individual to provide an effective desktop-based information and advisory service to community buildings across Surrey.

Based at our Astolat office in Burpham, Guildford, you will initiate, encourage and support sustainable development of community buildings to help them to meet the needs of local communities. You’ll also promote effective communication between statutory bodies and the relevant voluntary organisations and advise, signpost and support community buildings with their funding bids and applications.

You will have a good working knowledge of voluntary sector governance and community buildings in particular. You’ll understand community engagement and how to build relationships with local authority partners. You will be an excellent administrator who is well organised, able to balance multiple priorities and be someone who is good with managing databases and using social media.

Above all, this is a role for an enthusiastic person with a passion for community, who is good with people.

The role is 18 hours per week. £22,000-£24,000 pa pro rata plus 5% pension. This post is a permanent contract.

To apply, read the job description and apply using the application form or contact Amanda Channer on 01483 566 072 or via

The closing date for applications is 28th January 2019, with interviews scheduled for 6th February 2019. For an informal discussion about the post, contact Nick Bragger, Head of Communities and Development, on 01483 447102.

A Registered Charity, number 1056527 and a Company Limited by Guarantee, number 03203003, we are passionate about equality and so welcome applications from all sections of the community and commit to offering interviews to all applicants with disabilities who meet the criteria for the roles.

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