Role(s) currently available:

Published: 09/11/2023

Programme Officer – Rural England Prosperity Fund (Maldon)

18 hours per week - £30,000 FTE

Rural Community Council of Essex (RCCE) is working in partnership with Maldon District Council to deliver the Rural England Prosperity Fund, an exciting new funding opportunity for rural businesses and community organisations, within Maldon district.  We are seeking to appoint a Programme Officer who will engage with local businesses and community organisations throughout the district to promote the fund and facilitate the development of strong and sustainable funding applications.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate relevant experience and knowledge of grants and funding programmes, strong stakeholder engagement and organisational skills and an ability to encourage and facilitate initiatives. Excellent communication skills will be essential as will an ability to manage your own priorities, time and workload and work to agreed deadlines.

This post will be based at the RCCE offices at Feering, near Colchester, but home working will be permitted. You are required to have a full driving licence and access to a car. The post is time limited to April 2025.

Application deadline by the end of the day:  Monday 20th November 2023

Interviews will be held within two weeks of the application deadline.

For the Full Job Description please click here.

To apply please provide either a curriculum vitae, details of 2 referees and a covering letter (maximum of 2 sides of A4) setting out your qualities and how you meet the requirements of the post. Or complete an application form and equality monitoring form found below:

Application Form

Equality Monitoring Form

Please send all applications electronically to: Sara Ward (Administrator) – 

This role is funded by Magnox Ltd

Published: 12/10/23

Community Agent - Tendring District

This is a permanent part-time, home-based role, with flexibility around hour/days worked.

Looking for a flexible job supporting people in your local community? Community Agents Essex is seeking to add to the team.

Community Agents support adults, especially older people and their informal carers, to enable them to remain living in independently. The role involves visiting people in their own homes – on an appointment system – and explaining the help and support that is available to meet their individual needs. It is not a personal caring role.

The job is flexible to fit around personal/family commitments,

For this role we are looking for someone to work 15-20 hours a week (exact hours days to be agreed with successful candidates).

The starting salary is £11.00 per hour plus travelling expenses.  Full training and support will be provided but you must have a good knowledge of the local community and the district. An enhanced DBS will be carried out.

For the full job description please click here

To apply please complete the job application form and return to:

RCCE Job Application Form

Equal Opportunities Questionnaire

Published: Updated 24/10/23

Find Your Active - Community Connector

Physical activity is essential to our health and wellbeing and building on the success of the pilot project initiated by Active Essex and Essex County Council, RCCE are pleased to be recruiting for Find Your Active Community Connectors to ensure physical activity is a top priority for everyone.

Find Your Active Community Connectors work within local communities and alongside United in Kind Coaches and other Essex Wellbeing teams, to support people to find their active. Whether that is within an existing group, club, activity or helping create something new. 

The post is fixed term until 31st May 2024 (with possibility of project extension)

Location: This is a district wide role and currently we are looking for a Connector in the Chelmsford district.

Hours approx: 10-12 hrs per week, per district. We offer Flexible hours (majority of time is Mon-Fri, with some weekend and evening work as required). There is the opportunity to cover more than one district. Working days are negotiable.

Salary: £22,000 FTE (actual salary is based on number of districts. FTE pro rata)

Annual Leave: 33 days (including bank holidays) pro rata

For further information about the role please click here

Forms to complete as part of the application:

Equal Opportunities Questionnaire

RCCE Job Application Form