Public Health Programme - Development Officer – Ref: EE43720

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Walsall, West Midlands
Salary G9 £33,448 - £38,506 per annum
22 Mar 2021
18 Apr 2021
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Are you passionate about green spaces and its potential to improve health?

Our new integrated service delivers environmental and health improvement across Walsall, including Walsall’s expanse of green spaces, parks, countryside, waterways, urban forestry and other community settings.  A rare opportunity has arisen to join the Healthy Spaces Team as one of its area managers:

Public Health Programme - Development Officer – Ref: EE43720

Salary G9 £33,448 - £38,506 per annum

You will oversee the development, co-ordination and delivery of environmental and health Improvement programmes in line with local priorities and key strategic documents.  This particular role has a focus on activity in the West of Walsall and a Borough-wide strategic responsibility for allotments. Through liaison with line management, you will set work priorities and co-ordinate the work of the Public Health Programme Community Officers, casual instructors and volunteers to implement our green space and our health & wellbeing strategies, ensuring demonstrable and sustainable improvements. 

Walsall Council is a great place to work. Our workforce are proud to be here, understanding and respecting our values as an organisation whilst delivering effective and efficient services to our residents every day.  Our workforce strategy recognises that the success of our organisation depends upon attracting, developing and retaining talent and having the right infrastructure and rewards approach in place in order to do so.

If you are passionate about delivering high quality, customer focused service and want to achieve great things in a supportive environment that offers opportunity and challenge in equal measure, Walsall Council is your employer of choice.  

Walsall has much to offer, including extensive regeneration and a plethora of award-winning parks and open spaces. As an employer, we provide an attractive employment package that includes:

  • A generous annual leave entitlement per year plus 9 concessionary days and in addition to a flexible working scheme that allows up to a further 12 days leave per year
  • Access to an award winning pension scheme
  • Recent development of the working environment which has created a modern professional space to work in with improved technology that allows agile working
  • Promotion of training and development opportunities to all our employees to help them progress and gain new skills
  • A genuine commitment to equality of opportunity for our staff and customers – we aim to employ a representative workforce that reflects the communities we serve

We are keen to attract the best talent available. If that's you, we're waiting for your application.

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.  The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children, young people and vulnerable adults entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people. 

**Please note - previous applicants need not apply**

Closing date for applications: Sunday 18th April 2021.
Interviews to be held Wednesday 28th April 2021.

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