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Council, HQ. Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA
£32,994.19 - £38,779.13 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced and committed person with an understanding of the policy agenda around tackling poverty and of the ways in which partnerships can work to address poverty related issues to help support the work of the Council and its community planning partners in this important area.  You will work in a collaborative way with our partners and with people who have lived experience of the impact of poverty, and carry out relevant research to help inform actions and plans which are developed.

Working within the Community Engagement Team, your role will support our community planning partners and our communities in understanding and delivering innovative solutions to complex problems. If you are committed to improving the quality of life for people within our communities, and have the skills, knowledge and experience to involve stakeholders and develop and deliver effective pieces of work, we want to hear from you.

You must be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience


Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

Please Apply online

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The Individual

As an employee of South Lanarkshire Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 32 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working and leave, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave.
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema.
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)

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