Job Opportunity: Systemic Change Partner with Torbay Community Development Trust, fixed term contract until 31/12/23, salary: £40-45k pa (application deadline: 21 February 2022)

Torbay Community Development Trust, which has the overarching aim of creating better communication across Torbay, actively encouraging local involvement and decision making in improving the area, as well as developing and supporting volunteering opportunities of the highest standards, is currently seeking to recruit a Systemic Change Partner (scroll down to the foot of the page) to work at the heart of an exciting approach to change in Torbay.

The post, which is a fixed-term contract or secondment until 31 Dec 2023, comes with a salary of £40-£45k per annum, depending on experience. Job sharing is welcomed. The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 21 February 2022.

Please forward details of this opportunity to anyone in your networks who may be interested in finding out more or applying. Many thanks to Robin Causley, Community Funding Advisor at Torbay Community Development Trust, for sending in details.

The job advertisement reads:


Do you thrive on ambiguity and messiness?
Can you wrangle cats?
Do you believe systemic change is possible?
Are you passionate about logistics and people in equal measure?

“We want to hear from you if you are interested in working at the heart of an exciting approach to change in Torbay. Utilising an innovative and long term funding opportunity from LocalMotion, we are collaborating across sectors and communities in Torbay to learn how to:

– Work together differently; with authenticity and trust.
– Develop and share new skills and knowledge.
– Solve deep-rooted challenges facing the area, and
– Change the system in positive and sustainable ways.

“To support this work, we are looking for someone who is able to act as the glue for multiple moving parts. This role is a bit different, requiring a magic combination of practical ‘doer’ and creative people-person. If you think this sounds like you then we would welcome an application.

“Salary: £40-45k per annum. depending on experience.

“Fixed-term contract or secondment until 31 Dec 2023. Flexible working patterns, including job share, available.

“To apply to this role, please complete the application form provided, which can be found at the LINK at the foot of the Job Opportunities section on the Trust’s website (you’ll need to scroll down to the end of the page).

“Please note we do not accept CVs. Please submit your completed application to by 0900 on 21st February 2022.

If you would benefit from an informal conversation before submitting your application then please contact Jen Parkin email: or mobile: 07879 605226 or Simon Sherbersky at or mobile: 07766 025487.”