Community Development Officer

The role:

This part time permanent community development officer post will be based within the Stronger, Safer & Healthier Communities business unit of Barnsley Council and based in the Dearne This is an exciting opportunity; you will lead a programme of social action and engagement linked to the delivery of locally agreed Ward Alliance and area priorities and reflecting the corporate priority of building stronger and resilient communities. You will work directly with elected members, volunteer groups and people who live and work in the area and have the ability to inspire, mobilise and empower people to play an active role in their community through a variety of mechanisms.   

Salary: £28,672 - £31,346 Pro Rata. Plus laptop & phone

Working Arrangements: Monday - Wednesday inc. Agile Working 

Hours per week: 18.5

Contract type: Permanent   

Flexible working arrangement 

Closing date: 30.10.2020 at 23:59

The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.

This post requires a Basic Criminal Record Check 

Prospective employees will be required to give a reasonable account of any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad.

Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.  

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.