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Vacancy: Development Support Worker

Development Support Worker

Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary commences at £18,940 per annum

Fixed-term contract until July 2020


We are looking for someone who has the skills, knowledge and experience required to fulfil this demanding but rewarding role in a busy, thriving community centre.

The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to motivate, influence and form effective working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders. You will need to have a good understanding of issues impacting on local neighbourhoods and isolated communities, with the drive and determination to make a difference.

The role will include all aspects of marketing and publicity including the effective use of social media and web-based activities, monitoring and evaluation, fundraising and general administration and reception duties.

Ideally, you will have experience of working with volunteers. Understanding good practice in volunteer recruitment, management and supervision, you will provide support to the Centre Manager in the delivery of our volunteer programme.

Application Pack:

(1) Job Description

(2) Person Specification

(3) Application Form

(4) Equal Opportunities Form

Click here to download and read our full Equality & Diversity Policy.

An application pack may be collected from the Centre office between 9am-3pm Monday to Friday.

Alternatively, contact Carol (Centre Manager) on 01925 222907 or email: with your full contact details.

Closing date for applications will be:
Thursday 27th December 2018 (at 9pm)

Interviews scheduled to take place week beginning:
Monday 14th January 2019
(Dependent on the suitability of applications received)

Please do not include or send your CV. This is an application process only.
This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check paid for by the organisation.

Crownway Community Centre is an equal opportunities employer

Annual General Meeting 2018

 Crownway Community Centre invites you to attend our 14th Annual General Meeting.

To be held on Tuesday 9th October 2018 at 7pm, we will celebrate and review the achievements and developments of the previous twelve months at Crownway Community Centre. If you would like to come along, please RSVP by contacting the Centre office.

New! Pilates Class


The St Helens Healthy Living Team are bringing another popular Pilates class to Crownway!

Starting Wednesday 6th June 2018 (from 11.30am – 12.30pm), costing £2.50 and running weekly.

Pilates is ideal for trimming & toning your body the gentle way. Relieve stress and tension, improve your physical fitness, posture and flexibility and re-balance your sense of well-being. A great opportunity to meet new friends in a relaxing environment.

We have mats available if you cannot bring your own.

Contact the St Helens Healthy Living Team for more information on or call 0300 300 0103.

Rotary Club Senior Citizens Music & Comedy Show

The Rotary Club of Newton-le-Willows presents their Annual Senior Citizen Non-Stop Music & Comedy Show. Featuring fabulous 5-star Blackpool entertainment at Haydock Conservative Club on Monday 23rd April 2018. The show starts at 7.00pm and finishes at 9.30pm. Free tickets available to all “over 60s” via Crownway Community Centre.

Talent Match

Talent Match – Take Control of Your Future

Are you aged 18 to 29 years old? Been out of education, employment or training for 12 months or more? Do you need some support? If yes, then Talent Match can support you!

Why are we different?

You’ll be given a mentor who will work one to one with you, providing support tailored to your needs, support that is flexible, not pressured or time bound.

You will have access to various types of support and opportunities, for whatever you may need including:

  • Short courses e.g. First Aid, IT, Basic Skills & Personal and Social Development activities
  • Access to a career coach
  • Help with CVs, application and interview prep
  • Work and volunteering placements
  • Financial support for travel and interview clothes
  • Apprenticeship and traineeship support
  • Business start-up support
  • Post-employment support

Talent Match is funded by The European Social Fund, Youth Employment Initiative, and The Big Lottery Fund.

If you would like to find out more, please call:

Tel: 07896 519025 or Email: