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Community Activator

Erewash Borough Council

An exciting opportunity is available for a highly motivated and committed individual to join Erewash Borough Council’s Community Health and Wellbeing Development Team. This is a key and fulfilling role where the successful individual will be required to engage with community groups, organisations and other key partners to develop, drive and promote initiatives to encourage people to lead healthier and active lives within the Petersham area of the borough. The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a community setting and of working in partnership with organisations such as schools, clubs, community groups and other health and community organisations. Good communication skills are required, and you will need experience of engaging with the public and partners, in writing and in person. Experience of leading and coordinating similar health and activity initiatives is desirable. A culture exists within Community Health and Wellbeing Development where continual professional advancement through training and learning will be supported and encouraged. Hours of work will mainly be day time working but may include occasional evenings, weekends and during holiday periods. Please note this post requires the successful candidate to undertake a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. If you wish to join a multi-disciplinary team that values a collective work ethic, innovative thinking and excellent service delivery then this could be the opportunity for you. If you would like an informal discussion about this role, please call Becci Carter on 07542228281 or email becci.carter@erewash.gov.uk. Benefits of Working for Us As part of the excellent package of benefits the council offers, you will also have access to: – 29 to 33 days annual leave entitlement dependent on service (pro rata for part-time working) – Hybrid working arrangements and family friendly policies available – Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme – Subsidised Leisure membership through the Fit for Work scheme – Free car parking across the Borough *This post is temporary for 12 months funded through external grant funding and, whilst further extensions to this post cannot be guaranteed by the council, the Community Health & Wellbeing Development team strives to continually secure external grant funding to ensure services remain operational. Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 27th September 2023. Interested candidates can apply with a CV and a supporting statement, clearly demonstrating suitability and experience for the role. To submit a CV please click on the ‘Apply Online’ icon located at the foot of the page. You will be requested to provide some basic information before you upload your CV. Alternatively an application form and job description is available from Human Resources, Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5RP, telephone: 0115 931 6000 (24 hr voicemail), e-mail: jobs@erewash.gov.uk If you are a current employee of Erewash Borough Council and you wish to apply for this vacancy, you must apply through your Employee Self Service account. If you do not have access to Employee Self Service, you must complete a paper or word version of Erewash Borough Council’s job application form. The Council is positive about disabled people and those who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. The Council also supports the Armed Forces Covenant and those who have previously worked in the armed forces and meet the essential shortlisting criteria will be guaranteed an interview. Please ensure that you make it clear on your application form that you wish to be considered under these criteria.




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£22,777 to £25,409 (pro rata) per annum (pay award pending)





Placed on

Tue 29th August, 2023



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