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Walking Into Communities Officer

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NEDDC, District Council Offices, Mill Lane, Wingerworth
Salary details
£24,495 to 26,845 per annum pro rata
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term for 1 year
37 hours per week
Closing Date
11 June 2023
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North East Derbyshire District Council is a dynamic and ambitious organisation that takes pride in delivering excellent services to our community.

The Leisure Team are responsible for improving Health & Wellbeing to all residents of North East Derbyshire. We require an enthusiastic, proactive and motivated individual, with a passion for Community Development to become a key part of our team.

The successful candidate will work at the heart of identified local communities promoting and further establishing the Walk Derbyshire programme. You will be developing community programmes in Clay Cross that support those that are inactive to become more active and tackle social isolation/loneliness. You will collaborate with key stakeholders in the local community and take a partnership approach to your work.

The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check carried out by DBS at the enhanced level.

To be successful you will need:

  • Knowledge of the contribution Physical Activity and active lifestyles can make to community wellbeing.
  • Knowledge of the Walk Derbyshire scheme.
  • Knowledge of community engagement and health inequalities.
  • Knowledge of social isolation and loneliness.
  • Experience of community development work and partnership working.

The Walk Derbyshire element of the role is district wide and the physical activity/social isolation project is based in Clay Cross.

This is a key role at the Council that can make a real difference to people’s lives. In return, you will work in a supportive and friendly team, where your views and ideas are welcomed to ensure the Council deliver an excellent service to assist our residents.

For a full list of job details and requirements please view the Job Description and Person Specification.

Why work for us?

North East Derbyshire District Council is a great place to work and if you join our team, you will become part of a talented and dedicated workforce. If you are keen to make a difference to people’s lives and develop your skills and experience, we would like to hear from you.

We offer a competitive salary, Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and excellent work/life balance initiatives.  Learn more about the benefits of working for us at: ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

Apply today!

If you are interested in this post, please apply using the online application on our dedicated webpage on Derbyshire Jobs at: North East Derbyshire District Council Vacancies or via Derbyshire - Jobs and Careers by clicking ‘Apply for this job’ and creating an account.  You can save your progress and exit the application at any time, coming back to it at a later stage to complete and submit your application.  Applications close Midnight on 11th June 2023

Please read the Guidance Notes provided before completing any application and please note that CV’s will not be accepted.

If you do not have internet access, you can request an offline application pack by contacting North East Derbyshire District Council Contact Centre on (01246) 231111 or emailing: Human.Resources@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For further information

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Kelly Massey, Health & Wellbeing Development Officer, on (01246) 217219 or email kelly.massey@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

If you have not received any communication within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest in the job role.