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  • Advertised from 3rd July 2020
  • 35 hours per week


BAVS is an independent voluntary organisation supporting the growth of community organisations and volunteers in Berwickshire and is a partner in Borders TSI. We are seeking a chief officer committed to working on a locality basis with a strong track record in community capacity building and leading an organisation. Bavs plays a key strategic role in local relationships and community planning working alongside communities, statutory partners and other agencies. Our purpose is to support Berwickshire’s communities to build their skills, confidence, knowledge and experience to take their ideas forward. As we prepare to celebrate our 50th year, we are looking for a chief officer to take us back to our roots as an organisation made and shaped by local community activists. We are seeing a chief executive with a track record making an impact for communities, with excellent communication, organisation and business skills.

Application notes

Applications should be submitted to

To discuss the role please email for a call back. The closing date for applications is Sunday 26th July, shortlisted candidates will be notified by Tuesday 28th July, and (online) interviews will be held on Thursday 30th July.