Post Ref: P72 - Communities (Children and Young People) Officer

Post Ref: P72 - Communities (Children and Young People) Officer

Salary: £20,565 - £21,918 - Grade 5 37 hours per week

Broxtowe Borough Council is situated in the heart of the East Midlands, only minutes away from the City of Nottingham.  The Borough has a diverse range of communities from dynamic city suburbs to historic mining towns and rural villages.

Candidates must successfully undergo the vetting process by Nottinghamshire Police as the role is based within Police Stations.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic professional able to use a wide range of communication and personal skills to engage with agencies, young people and the community to implement a variety of projects to improve the health and emotional wellbeing, including food and child poverty, of children and families.

You will need to be able to communicate with the general public, partner agencies and Members of the Council in a tactful and confident manner and be able to demonstrate a practical approach to problem solving.

You must have excellent organisational skills working in a team and on your own initiative and you must be willing to work flexibly as out of hours’ work may be required based on service delivery needs.

Broxtowe Borough Council offers excellent benefits including local government pension scheme and reduced health and fitness membership. The Council also offers a generous holiday entitlement (minimum of 27 days) and flexible working hours although some evening work may be required.

If this sounds like an opportunity you’d be interested in, we look forward to hearing from you.

For an informal chat, please contact Marice Hawley Chief Communities Officer on 0115 917 7777

Interviews will be held Thursday 5 August 2021

Please quote reference no: P72

Closing date: Wednesday 21 July 2021 at 5.00pm

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Why join us?

The Council has five GREAT values which represent our standards and expectations of how we’ll work.

As a disability confident employer and an organisation that is committed to equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

The Council embraces flexible ways of working to ensure that we can attract the best talent and experience and get the most from our employees. Whilst meeting the needs of our residents is a priority and we can’t guarantee we can accept all flexible working requests, we are happy to discuss your options when you apply for a job with us.

As a Broxtowe Borough Council employee you can enjoy many benefits including a generous pension fund, loyalty awards and family friendly policies to help you balance your work and family life, as well as discounts and offers as part of our employee benefits scheme.

Read more about the benefits of working at Broxtowe Borough Council.

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