Wetwheels South West are Recruiting

Wetwheels South West

We are looking to recruit a Community Engagement Officer for Wetwheels South West, based in Falmouth.

Wetwheels provides the opportunity for all disabled people, including those with profound and complex disabilities, to access the sea in a safe, stimulating and rewarding way on board specially-built, fully-accessible powerboats. 

the new role of the Community Engagement Officer will be to:

  • Raise the profile and awareness of WWSW with a view to widening participation and reach amongst target group
  • Raise the profile and awareness of WWSW with a view to raising funds and support from a range of possible supporters, participants and donors.
  • Support the operational running of WWSW CIC where required.


Knowledge, experience and skills - Essential criteria

  • Understanding and belief in Wetwheels values and our work with disabled participants.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and engage with and influence potential supporters and networks, at all levels.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines often with changing and competing priorities.
  • Think creatively to maximise new opportunities.
  • Proficiency with IT and computer-based information systems and ability to work remotely in light of restrictions on movement.
  • Understanding of managing budgets and delivering against targets.
  • Flexible and responsive to changing events and schedules, with a willingness to go the Extra Mile.
  • Display the highest levels of integrity and commitment.


Desirable criteria

  • Fundraising experience be it in a professional or voluntary role.
  • Existing connections with target groups e.g. schools, charities, Local Authorities and potential supporters in Devon and Cornwall.


Please download the full Job Description. If you have any questions or you would like to find out more about the role, please contact David.rogers@wetwheelssouthwest.co.uk

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter addressing the criteria by 5pm 1st March to info@wetwheelssouthwest.co.uk

Interviews will take place via Zoom at the beginning of March.

We will review applications when they arrive, and we reserve the right to close the application process early so we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Due to the likely volume of applications only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Thank you.