Head of Communities

Sefton (Metropolitan borough), Merseyside
Competitive Salary
04 Oct 2018
22 Oct 2018
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

Head of Communities

Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Salary: Competitive Salary
Location: Sefton
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
DBS Check: No
Reference: COMM/18/76562
Closing Date: 22/10/2018 at 14:03 PM

Your confident and connected borough

Sefton is a diverse and exciting borough where people can enjoy a great work-life balance. It encompasses world renowned nature reserves, accessible businesses and retail centres, top class leisure facilities and some of the best coastal and countryside environments. It is an ideal location for accessing Manchester, the North West and beyond by road, rail or air.

From vibrant town centres, intimate commuter towns, beautiful villages and stunning coastal and rural locations, everyone can find their perfect home. Sefton is at the heart of the Liverpool City Region, playing an active role in ensuring its success.

 Your new place of work

This is a changing and vibrant authority already on a journey working towards an exciting 2030 vision. This is an organisation where excellent links with our partners, businesses and communities are integral to the delivery of our products and services.

Head of Communities  

You will have overall leadership responsibility for all elements of the Council’s new Locality Working model, which is based on the principle of early intervention across a wide range of Council services. Working across the full range of partnerships, you will continue to develop and facilitate our locality model whilst supporting our resilient neighbourhoods to be great places to live. This is a challenging key role and will give the post holder an opportunity to make a significant difference to the quality of life of Sefton’s residents. 

What you need to do now 

If you are interested in applying for one of these roles please follow the on line application process or  please submit an up to date copy of your CV.  If submitting a CV please provide your contact details (mobile and email). You should also provide the contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to take up your references prior to interview, please state this clearly.  CVs should be sent to executivejobs@sefton.gov.uk – an automated email will confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please call 0151 934 3379 / 3395.

You can also arrange a discussion regarding these vacancies by contacting Mark Dale on 0151 934 3949 or email mark.dale@sefton.gov.uk or Paul Cunningham on 0151 934 3209 or email paul.cunningham@sefton.gov.uk.

Please note that a merit based shortlist will be utilised.

Preliminary interviews will take place on 14th November 2018.

Equal Opportunities

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided or send your CV to executivejobs@sefton.gov.uk – an automated email will confirm that you have applied.

Please fully complete the online application form.