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Community Engagement Lead (Move More/ Parks & Open Spaces)

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council and High Peak Borough Council (The Alliance)

This is an exciting time to work for Staffordshire Moorlands District Council and High Peak Borough Council (The Alliance) as we are committed to improving parks and green spaces and increase opportunities around physical activity for the benefit of residents. Set in the context of new emerging strategies, the successful candidate(s) will support the delivery of the Council’s Move More and Parks/Green Spaces Strategies, through an approach of positive community engagement, effective partnership working and local collaboration. We are seeking an enthusiastic candidate who can support the development and delivery of projects identified within both Council’s key strategies and other related strategic documents. Demonstrating knowledge and practical experience of engaging with local communities and to facilitate community conversations, which will support and encourage people to move more and engage positively with our parks and green spaces.

Location

Leek & Buxton- Agile working applicable

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Salary

£30,296- £33,024 plus essential car user allowance

Hours

Full-time

Contract

Permanent

Placed on

Fri 15th March, 2024

Closes

2024-03-28

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Interview Date

2024-04-11

Building effective relationships and partnerships the postholder(s) will help to identify and support key members of the community to act as leaders and motivators in encouraging people to increase movement and engage in parks/green space related initiatives.

The successful candidate will also be required to represent The Alliance at meetings with internal and external stakeholders i.e. service users, other Council services, clients, consultants, contractors and other working groups therefore strong advocacy, interpersonal and communication skills are essential for this role.

There are two positions available covering both Staffordshire Moorlands District Council and High Peak Borough Council and although the work would be mainly geographically focused, at times the successful candidate(s) may be required to work across The Alliance area.

For an informal discussion regarding this job please contact: Robert.wilks@highpeak.gov.uk