Maternity Cover 12 months Fixed Term Contract
Hertsmere is located in southern Hertfordshire – we are 13 miles from Central London and within the M25. We adjoin Greater London with excellent road and rail links making London and the Home Counties easily accessible. The Council Offices are situated in Borehamwood within Zone 6 and with a direct rail link into London Kings Cross St. Pancras. The area is an internationally renowned centre for film and television production, home to BBC Elstree and Elstree Studios (a council owned asset).
This is an exciting opportunity within the Council to shape and deliver the Community Strategy and Health and Wellbeing Strategy.
You will represent the Council at county-wide Strategic Boards and support the development of policy and strategy for the Council across a number of areas that support the delivery of the Community Strategy and the Council’s vision.
This is a maternity cover position based in the Partnerships and Community Engagement Unit. You will lead and manage key partnership programmes, which will affect the health and wellbeing of the communities within Hertsmere including the delivery of the Public Health Offer locally and the implementation of Health Hubs. The post holder will also oversee and develop our partnership working with the voluntary sector as well as supporting our local covid-19 response.
You will be experienced in the field of community planning and policy development with excellent communication skills to work with elected members and partner agencies along with the ability to provide leadership to partnership working. You will need to have the skills to write funding applications, policies and strategies and action plans. You will also need to have good project management skills to ensure the effective delivery and implementation of key health projects. The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in social/public policy, or similar, and be a member of a relevant professional body.
The post is offered on a full time, fixed term basis (36 hours per week).
Benefits include 26 – 31 days annual leave (depending on the length of Local Government Service), local government pension scheme, flexible working hours (including home working), free car parking, free use of leisure facilities, cycle scheme, season ticket loans and access to a large staff roof garden.
If you would like to discuss the role please contact either Hilary Shade or Jyoti Bhojani for an informal chat on 020 8207 7801.
Please follow the link to apply on line.
Closing date: Midday, 10 August 2020
Interview date: 20 August 2020
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.