Grass Roots Development Worker – closing date 18 July 2021

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who can play a key role in empowering the local community through the next phase of the COVID-19 crisis and recovery phase.

The Grass Roots Development Worker will reach out into communities across Bracknell Forest with a view to empower and support health and wellbeing related community groups to continue to work in the current climate of recovery, overcoming potential barriers to enable them to reopen.

Key responsibilities:

  • To assist health related groups to restart overcoming potential barriers e.g. sourcing volunteers with the support of the Wokingham Volunteer Centre, committee members, simple governance structures and sourcing premises
  • To identify gaps in provision and develop new partnerships to create new health related groups in line with community need.
  • To support the administration of a recovery fund being made available for Bracknell Forest charitable organisations, community, and faith groups.
  • To undertake mapping of existing health and wellbeing community services already available within the Bracknell Forest community.

Please note: Some flexibility will be required when delivering your role, and occasional evening or weekend work may be needed.

Address Line 1
The Court House
Address line 2
RG12 1AE
Contract type
Full timeTemporary, Contract, or Project
East Berkshire
£23,088 per annum
Aimee Knight, Operations Manager
Main contact telephone
01344 304404
How to apply
Please send us your CV, along with a supporting covering letter describing how you meet the requirements of the role.
Open for applications from
9 July 2021
Closing date for applications
18 July 2021
Will my application be acknowledged?
All applicants, successful or otherwise, can expect to receive a reply from us in due course