Job Opportunity: VCSE (Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise) Assembly Co-ordinator for Devon, Plymouth and Torbay (Expression of Interest deadline: 30th September 2022)

Devon Communities Together (formerly the Community Council of Devon) is currently seeking to recruit a VCSE (Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise) Assembly Co-ordinator.
This is a short-term, 6-month post with a deadline for Expressions of Interest of Friday 30th September 2022. Please forward details to anyone in your networks who may be interested in finding out more about this opportunity or applying. Many thanks to Devon Communities Together for forwarding details about the post.

The job advert reads:

Job Opportunity: VCSE Assembly Co-ordinator

o Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer of host organisation
o Salary: SCP 29 – £28,706 per annum pro rata
o Hours of Work: 37 hours on a 6-month fixed term contract.  Secondments and job shares are welcomed.
o Other terms and conditions of employment: Based on host organisation
o Location:  To be confirmed.

“The VCSE Assembly is an exciting opportunity for the VCSE (Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise) to increase engagement with the wider public sector such as the NHS and Social Care. Improving health and care, public health and reducing health inequalities.

“We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, innovative individual to join the team to bring together needs of the VCSE community across Devon and represent these to the VCSE Assembly.  Ensuring everyone’s view and voice is captured, uplifted, and represented to the VCSE Assembly, no group or issue is too big or small.


o Provide the infrastructure support necessary to support a fluid group of people and organisations across Devon, Plymouth & Torbay.
o Ensure there are effective lines of communication between the VCSE sector and the Integrated Care Board (a Board comprised of NHS, Community and Social Care).
o Fully engage, inform and influence strategic partnership discussions, co-designing of services, policy development, co-commissioning and joint leadership and decision making.
o Receive direction from the VCSE Assembly Working Group and will be accountable to that group, via a nominated individual.  Additional support will be provided by and TTVS (Taw and Torridge Voluntary Services) on the behalf of DeVA (Devon Voluntary Action).
o Assist with the creation of an innovative environment for the development of specialist hubs, bringing together community – based insight, intelligence, innovation and lived experience on a broad range of community issues, and
o Build an accessible Assembly where partners/communities can find out what is happening across local and regional partnerships.

“For further information about this job opportunity, please visit the Devon Communities Together website.

The deadline for Expressions of Interest for this post is Friday 30th September 2022.”