30.0 Hours per Week
18 month fixed-term contract
At Solihull Council, we pride ourselves on being small enough to care, and big enough to make a difference.
Do you want to make a difference, by getting the best out of people, helping them develop and enable high performing teams? We have a new opportunity for an Organisational Development Practitioner to support our Public Health Directorate, in particular focusing on the new Family Hub programme.
The aim of Solihull Family Hubs is to give children and families the best start in life through a ‘one-stop’ shop approach, enabling them to get the support and services they need, including virtual appointments and online group sessions.
The Hubs offer a range of activities for families with children and young people up to 19 years old, and up to 25 for young people with additional needs. They will offer health appointments, including seeing midwives and health visitors, social activities, support for parents, help for people with special educational needs, playgroups and youth clubs, involving multiple services and professionals working together in as collaborative way.
This is an exciting opportunity to support a diverse Directorate passionate about the development and wellbeing of their people. The role will be based within the People and Organisational Development Team that strives to continually learn, grow, and help others to realise their potential. We work closely with our public sector partners, businesses, the voluntary sector, and our communities. Our residents are at the heart of everything we do, and we always put them first.
Reporting to the Organisational Development Lead, you will:
- Work in collaboration with the OD Lead, Human Resources colleagues and key stakeholders, influencing and building excellent relationships at all levels.
- Utilise your expertise and experience to understand stakeholder needs using evidence based approaches.
- Design and deliver bespoke solutions that will provide positive outcomes.
- Leadership and team development
- Facilitation, coaching and employee engagement activities.
In return, you will have the opportunity to further develop your professional skills, knowledge and experience, with access to a wide range of OD resources that can enable a positive employee experience.
We can also offer employees an inclusive and supportive working environment, together with a range of smarter and flexible working options, attractive staff discounts and a career average pension scheme.
How to apply and who to contact
Please click on the link to apply, providing a current CV and supporting statement/covering letter clearly outlining the knowledge, skills and experience required on the job description and person specification.
Interviews and facilitation exercises will take place on 12/13 December 2023 at the Council House offices in central Solihull.
If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please contact Rachel Faulkner, Organisational Development Lead, on 07584 273833 or email email@example.com
Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires a DBS check.
Job Description & Person Specification