LGBTQ+ Veterans Community Worker (VCW) – South West, England

– Funded for 1 year with a view to extending further

– A fixed term (1 year contract) with part time, full-time and job-share hours

– £28,000 per annum based on 37.5 hours per week (with a 5% pay rise pending).

– Based in South West England (Cornwall, Devon, Dorset)

– Working from home

– Application closing date 1st May 2024



Fighting With Pride (FWP) is looking for an outstanding regionally focused LGBTQ+ Veterans Community Worker in the South West of England.  This contract is fixed term and currently funded for a period of 1 year, however, there is a view to this being extended further in the future.

This exciting, enabling, rewarding and busy role will make a real difference to the lives of LGBTQ+ Veterans, serving personnel and their families, in the South West region of England and around the UK.

FWP is a registered charity and was formed in January 2020 to support LGBTQ+ Veterans, serving personnel and their families, particularly those affected by the military ‘gay ban’. 

Working as part of a wider exceptional community focused team throughout the UK, you will be getting to know LGBTQ+ Veterans, introducing them to our events and support, signposting them to organisations where they will receive a warm welcome and helping them recover and develop their self-esteem, self-confidence, independence, and resilience.

An LGBTQ+ Veterans Community Team Manager will guide you and you will be part of a welcoming, peer supporting team. 

You will have a keen interest in, and thorough understanding of, the challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ Veterans community (or experience of supporting another related community), previous experience of supporting and developing service users, strong relationship building skills and be a self-starter with a passion for helping people.

If you are interested in joining this friendly and encouraging team, please contact Julia Muir at for a full job description and person specification.

Please then apply, sending your C.V. and a maximum of two sides of A4 covering letter, addressing each aspect of the Person Specification (contained in the job description) to Julia Muir by 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 1st May 2024. 

FWP is an Armed Forces Covenant Employer.  We support and encourage service spouses, veterans and reservists in the workplace.

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