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Food Security Development Worker – internal applications only, from SCDA staff & volunteers and SCDA professional networks


JD Food Security Development Worker June 21
Food Security Development Worker
Part Time (25 hrs per week)
Fixed term opportunity for 15 weeks, in first instance
Salary range: £21,322 – £23,080 per annum, pro rata dependant on skills and experience
Based Newhaven with some potential travel to outreach and delivery/donation locations across E.Sussex

Working to the Food Security Project Manager, you will assist in the coordination of a network of
food security interested partners, and organise and support events and activities relating to this
work. You will work positively and collaboratively to build partnerships and broker contact across the
district, fostering relationships and working with partners and other agencies on the use of
appropriate space for community gardens, orchards, and allotments for food growing, production and
distribution. In addition working with faith based foodbanks and foodbanks in Peacehaven and
This role will also have some oversight of volunteer opportunities in the food security area, and will
support the wonderful volunteers SCDA already has within their roles. As an ambassador for SCDA’s
services, events and activities you will demonstrate sensitivity to the aims of the work area and the
organisation as a whole.

Based in Newhaven with some potential for travel across E. Sussex, car driver and owner is preferred
as many locations are rural and not served well by public transport. Post subject to DBS check.

Closing date: Friday 18th June 2021
Interviews: w/c 21st June 2021
Interviews will be held on site in Newhaven

As this is an internal ad we are happy to accept completed ‘Additional Information’ section of the
SCDA application form for shortlisting process, please do include 2 employment references.
Completed application forms can be sent to HR via email to ( or via
post to SCDA, Denton Island Community Centre, Denton Island, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 9BA