As our Community Development Manager you will have a central role in managing the wide Council’s range of services in this area, which includes, development and implementation of policies and strategies relating to our local thriving voluntary sector, physical activities, and our own Lottery. This is combined with being experienced in managing and developing both internal grant schemes, and external funding strategies when required, together with wellbeing initiatives and support functions.
You will have the opportunity to build on strong established and positive community relationships to ensure the Council continue to work collaboratively to support our community.
You are someone who is passionate about community development, matched with an excellent track record of delivery. You will have the ability to quickly turn ideas into action and gain the support and buy-in of those around you.
Full details of the responsibilities of this role can be found in the enclosed recruitment pack.
We are committed to providing a healthy work life balance for our employees, with hybrid working and other flexible working arrangements on offer. A laptop and mobile phone will be provided for your role if applicable. We offer a generous benefits package including a minimum of 23 days’ annual leave rising to 28 days after 5 years’ service, plus Bank Holidays, a generous local government pension scheme, free parking for all employees and payment of a professional membership fee. As well as subsidised gym membership at our local Places Leisure Centre and great savings from supermarkets, shopping, cycle to work schemes and holidays via the My Staff Shop scheme.
Closing date: 6th December 2022
Interview date: 15th December 2022
For an informal discussion, please contact Jayne Boitoult, on 01276 707464, firstname.lastname@example.org
Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
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