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Essex Shed Network Development Officer

14 September 2022

The Essex Shed Network (ESN) are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is interested in developing this exciting project further to help support men in Essex to be more connected with their communities.

The purpose of the Development Officer is to work with communities, individuals and organisations to increase the number of Men in Shed projects, improve the sustainability of existing sheds and achieve outcomes for individual shedders around improved health and mental health.  This role will include supporting individuals with finding and preparing premises, looking for and applying for funding, developing policies, advising on Health & Safety, risk assessments and to keep accurate records.

ESN are looking for a highly motivated individual who is flexible, approachable, able to manage their own workload and have excellent interpersonal skills to drive this project forward.

  • Small, friendly team
  • Offices set in a rural location (Essex) – some work from home or in the community settings/locations across Essex
  • Up to £25,000. Dependent upon experience
  • Fixed term contract – end of August 2023
  • 37.5 hours per week – Flexible, remote or hybrid home/office model may be applied

All applicants MUST complete a UCAN application form (No CV’s will be accepted).

For a full job description & application form please email

This role will be subject to 2 acceptable references.

Closing date for applications: 27th September 2022 at 5pm.