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Service Director – Community Services

West Berkshire Council
£97,571 – £104,088
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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West Berkshire Council is a forward thinking and ambitious council that focusses on a positive attitude and excellent teamwork to deliver award winning services.

We are looking to recruit a Service Director to lead our Community Services, to provide strong leadership for our community safety, environmental health, licensing, leisure, arts and culture services.

You will play an active role within the Council’s Senior Management Team.

You will have a track record of successful leadership, and an understanding of the workings of local government.

You will need to be confident working with Members and a wide range of stakeholders. We are looking for someone who has a strong understanding of community protection, leisure and culture services, and experience of driving innovation and delivering positive outcomes.

For further information contact Clare Lawrence on 07584385363 or email

Closing Date: Thursday 18th July

First stage technical Interviews expected to take place 26th July. Final Interview expected to take place on 6th August

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


West Berkshire makes up over half ofthe geographical area ofthe county of Berkshire ‐ covering an area of 272 squaremiles. It lies on the western fringe ofthe South East region, centrally located, at a crossroads where the South Eastmeetsthe South West and where the south coast comes up tomeetthe southern Midlands.

As such,the districtlies atthe convergence oftwo key road arteriesin the south – the M4 and the A34. Both provide directroad linksin all directions, with all the key urban centresin southern England (London, Reading, Southampton, Portsmouth, Bristol, Oxford, Swindon) within an hour’s drive.
The district has good rail links, with London lessthan an hour by train and further connections, via Reading,to allthemainline routesthroughoutthe country. The area also has very good linksto internationaltransport hubs:Heathrow and Southampton airport are 40 miles away, as are the ferry terminalsin Southampton and Portsmouth, providing links with the continent.

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