Work for us

Work for us

Forres is a unique and captivating place and FACT is a fantastic place to work for someone who is signed up to our values and commitment to the development of our people and places. 

The Trust has achieved so much since its formation in 2011 and we look forward to the challenging but exciting times ahead. We’re always on the lookout for talented staff who can help us meet these challenges and bring talent, innovation and excitement to our team. 

Whilst the team are peripatetic across the area and are enabled to work remotely as needed, our team mainly work out of the offices situated at Forres Town Hall. Our office is a busy and friendly working environment with an open door for volunteers and casual staff to come and go throughout the day and evening as they support our delivery of our activities. 

Staff Benefits and Staff Development

It’s hugely important to us to support our staff in every way we can. We currently offer the following benefits of employment:

  • A good team atmosphere, and positive working environment
  • Pay rates commensurate with the role, and as a minimum, in excess of the National Living Wage
  • Incremental salary progression within the grade for the post
  • NEST Pension Scheme 
  • 5.6 weeks of annual leave (inclusive of bank and public holidays) 
  • Flexible working options
  • Caring and supporting approach to compassionate, emergency and carer’s circumstances 
  • Full induction programme
  • On-going training and support to gain work related qualifications and continued professional development
  • Opportunities to progress within the organisation and develop your skill set
  • Career support including one to one supervision, annual appraisal and review
  • Informal monthly “meets” of the staff team

Application Pack

Please complete the application form along with the equalities monitoring form, and return by the closing date and time to info@forresarea.org. We’re sorry but late applications will not be accepted.

Current Vacancies

Please see our current vacancies below. If you have any questions before making an application please email info@forresarea.org.

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Current Vacancies

Job Vacancy: Finance and Data Officer

We are currently seeking a talented Finance and Data Officer. As the organisation grows, the complexity to manage multiple streams of funding and performance data for our suite of projects and services, has similarly grown. Using accounts packages and data systems, we want to grow our own specialist who can shape a new way of recording…

Activities Assistant – Filled

Forres Area Community Trust (FACT) has secured funding through the Beatrice Fund, Peoples Postcode Lottery Fund and the Strengthening Communities Recovery Fund to provide activities and resources to address social isolation and increase connectivity (both digitally and socially) across the Forres area

We are currently seeking a Finance and Data Officer.

As the organisation grows, the complexity to manage multiple streams of funding and performance data for our suite of projects and services, has similarly grown. Using accounts packages and data systems, we want to grow our own specialist who can shape a new way of recording and reporting on our performance to help further drive our organisation forwards.  You will also be the go to person for managing FACT performance data, and sharing this across the team to help us continue to reach our project / work goals.  Overall you will want to develop your business improvement techniques in this post to help create efficiencies, make the best use of technology, and gather and use information well to underpin our drive to success. 

Pay: £13.00 per hour ( Subject to annual pay reviews by the FACT Board)

Hours of Work: 15 hours per week, worked flexibly to meet the needs of the job, which may include occasional weekend working on a rota basis

Responsible to: Operations and Finance Manager

Contract Length: 1 year – extension subject to funding

Closing Date for applications: 12pm (noon) on Monday 29th August.