Maternity Cover – 1 year fixed term contract
An exciting opportunity has arisen in the shared community services team for an enthusiastic and ambitious Community Infrastructure Partner. The role will include working with voluntary and community organisations to broaden and develop support for ‘Bicester Healthy New Town’, and to develop ‘social prescribing’ capacity across South Northamptonshire and Cherwell districts.
Working with colleagues across all council departments, The Healthy Lifestyle Partner provides insight on health and wellbeing, to strengthen work plans and improve coherence across the range of projects the councils are involved in delivering.
We are looking for a self-motivated and organised individual with a current knowledge of the voluntary and community sector, who will be able to encourage and support the Council’s partners to develop and deliver high quality services to local communities.
If you are the right person for this job you will have excellent communication skills, the ability to network, and confidence to represent the Council to external partners, including voluntary bodies, statutory organisations and Parish Councils. You will be used to objectively evaluating proposals and monitoring delivery of outcomes.
You will be required to attend site visits and meetings (including occasional evening meetings) at locations throughout Cherwell and South Northamptonshire districts , so flexibility is very important, as well as holding a full driving licence and use of a vehicle.
The Council is an equal opportunities employer and has flexible working practices.
Closing date: Monday 19 February 2018
Interview date: Wednesday 28 February 2018
For more information please contact Kevin Larner, Community Infrastructure Officer on 01295 221706.
To download a Recruitment pack and apply for the post, please click the link below or contact the Human Resources Department on 01295 221767.
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