Voluntary Sector Project Support Officer

5 days left

anywhere in the City, hybrid and community working
£20,444 - £22129
26 Jul 2022
19 Aug 2022
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Our vision is to make Wolverhampton a City where people can live long, healthy, active lives.

We are looking for an experienced and motivated person to join our Public Heath Placed Based Team for the role of Voluntary Sector Project Support Officer

We believe that Wolverhampton is an exciting place to work in Public Health. We have a clear vision and a culture of improvement and innovation, and we pride ourselves on working across the whole Council and with partners. City of Wolverhampton was named Local Authority of the Year in the 2017 MJ Awards, for its outstanding example of modern local government where the resident is at the heart of decision-making.

The post holder will report to the Voluntary Sector Co-ordinator.  The main aims of are to deliver several high-profile projects including the Ward funds and supporting the implementation of the Place Based approach. The role involves co-ordination of priority activities at various levels within and outside the organisation, providing high quality information and supporting the Place Based team to operate efficiently and effectively through robust process and reporting. 

The successful candidate will be innovative, organised and a problem solver, who is proactive with great attention to detail.  There is a need for someone with strong communication and IT skills, with the ability to build strong relationships and learn quickly.  We are ideally looking for someone with proven working experience of working with a Local Authority or Voluntary Sector organisation. 

If you are interested in applying for this position and would like more information, or to have an informal discussion, please contact Martha Cumming, Voluntary Sector Co-ordinator on 07584 175 340 

Shortlisting will take place Between 2nd -8th September 2022

Interviews to be held: 15th - 16th September 2022








We are committed to building a workforce that is reflective of the diverse community we serve. We want to attract the best applications from people of all backgrounds and underrepresented groups because we strongly believe in adding value through diversity, inclusion, and equality. Our employees enable us to deliver services that are accessible, inclusive, and reflective of Wolverhampton residents.

We encourage, inspire and value an inclusive culture here at the council where employees can flourish, thrive and be themselves. We have four staff equality forums for employees to join. These help to ensure our workforce has a voice, employees feel empowered to speak up and where everyone is treated with respect - Learn more here

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