Staff Vacancies

developmentplus has a fabulous opportunity for an unemployed/underemployed person to join our team as a Social Enterprise Development Worker, full-time, for 1 year. 

Time to Shine Information:

This role forms part of a wider 12-month leadership programme in partnership with The Rank Foundation and The National Lottery Community Fund. You can find out more about the programme by visiting:

In addition to your role, you will be expected to take part in a number of leadership days and conferences dedicated to your professional development. Travel and overnight stays will be part of the programme and therefore we ask you to consider this when applying. Ideally, you should be based within reasonable travelling distance of the organisation.

Key requirements for the Time 2 Shine programme:

  • You will be currently unemployed or underemployed
  • This is a 12-month entry level role starting at the beginning of January 2022
  • The role is full-time (35/37.5 hours)- job share is not suitable
  • You will be paid at the Real Living Wage rate. You will be required to travel and stay in accommodation for leadership days and conferences (Covid-19 restrictions allowing)
  • If successful at the interview, there will be a second interview with The Rank Foundation in November 2021.

The recruitment process is in two stages:

Stage 1: your application to developmentplus plus interview with the CEO and a Trustee.

For the applicant who is successful at stage 1

Stage 2: there will be an informal interview for you and your line manager with The Rank Foundation and The National Lottery Community Fund. 

The final job offer is dependent upon success at stage 2

Closing Date: 22nd October 2021


Stage 1 – w/c 1st November 2021

Stage 2 –  via zoom between 8th to 19th November 2021


Download the application pack here.