Service Care Solutions Ltd

Community Growth Manager

Job Title: Community Growth Manager
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 37, Hybrid working available
Location: Weston & Portishead
Salary: £38,092 per annum
DBS: Standard
Driver Required: Yes

Purpose of the Role
I am representing a client in Weston & Portishead, who are looking for a Community Growth Manager to report to play a crucial role in the company's success.

Reporting to the Community Investment Manager, you will be driven the company's Plan A 2.0 ambitions and embrace their purpose to create great places to live that our customers are proud to call home.

Focus of the Role

  • Day to day management of Community Investment project team(s)

  • Balancing the needs of the business with the needs of a wider range of community stakeholders

  • Key role in developing and cultivating community partnerships

  • Working in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders and agencies to deliver Alliance Homes Community Investment priorities

  • Increasing funding and investment into our communities, leverage a variety of funding sources to maximise the impact of our investment

  • Planning and applying for grants and funding applications

  • Maintain strong relationship with colleagues/teams including Community Services, Housing Management, Development, Customer & Business Insight, Governance and Communications

Main Responsibilities

  • Identifying key community groups, networks and partners who can support Alliance Homes in meeting their Community Investment ambitions

  • Work with internal teams to and partner agencies in finding the most effective solutions to meet community needs and foster the development of our community assets

  • Actively seek out new fundraising opportunities to support community ambitions

  • Identify network of community anchors and wider stakeholder network

  • Provide support to community partners in securing funding

  • Ensure good project and funding governance is in place for each funding application

  • Create robust monitoring and performance management systems, which mitigate risk to the company and partners

  • Pro-actively develop the business profile and reputation of the organisation by establishing and maintaining external networks and partnerships

  • Provide regular 1-2-1s, coaching and guidance to support and develop the team's performance


  • Extensive experience in a similar role Community Development role

  • Experience of working across internal departments to design projects and services

  • Significant experience of sourcing, researching, and writing successful tenders, bids, grant applications and funding applications

  • Experience of monitoring tenders, ensuring timely reports are submitted to funders and relationships with funders are sustained

  • Ability to work from a needs and strength-based community development approach, building on existing community and personal assets

  • Experience of supervising or managing teams, networks, and forums

  • High level IT literacy and keen adopter of digital technology and flexible working methods

  • Project Management qualification and/ or experience of managing regeneration projects (optional)

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send your CV now for consideration.

If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Joel at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or send an E-Mail to

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