Community Neighbourhoods Officer
36 hours per week
12 month fixed term maternity cover
Salary: £32,418 - £34,209 pa
The Community Neighbourhood Officer plays a significant role providing day to day operational management of Community Neighbourhoods facilities ensuring sufficient resources to effectively run services and activities to a high standard. Developing and promoting innovative opportunities for increasing activity in community facilities, ensuring the activities meet the needs of the community and supporting the senior officer to provide effective support to elected members in their community engagement role.
To succeed in this role, you will have excellent team building, relationship management and communication skills, experience of building and managing mutually beneficial partnerships and networks, a high level of self-motivation and the ability to resolve problems with a “can-do” attitude. The ideal candidate will be friendly and resilient, used to working in a customer-facing environment and dealing with complaints and disputes from members of the public.
Closing Date: 31/07/2021 at 23:59
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The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Newham is one of the youngest, most diverse, and vibrant boroughs in the UK. As an inclusive employer, we are committed to ensuring our workforce reflects our local population. We welcome and encourage applicants from under-represented groups, including applicants who are ethnically diverse and/or applicants who have a disability.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.
The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
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