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Ref no:
SLA10466
Published:
30/11/2022
Closes:
14/12/2022
Location:
Council, HQ. Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA
Salary:
£57,028.13 - £67,813.28 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Finance and Corporate Resources
Location: Council Offices, Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA
Hours: 35 hours per week
Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity to lead South Lanarkshire Council’s Community Engagement Team, which works closely with local people to help them identify and pursue their priorities for their communities, and to build capacity and harness resources within the community.
This is a key role in the council’s approach to community participation and empowerment, providing a framework to enable communities to engage with the council and access the resources to help them achieve their interests and aspirations.
This includes leading on the council’s contribution to Community Planning and its approach to the Tackling Poverty agenda, and managing third and voluntary sector engagement.
The Manager will lead the Community Engagement Team and have a relevant degree, will be able to demonstrate strong influencing and communications skills, and possess a proven track record of leading a team to develop and achieve strategic outcomes in a public facing environment.

Requirements

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc. As this post involves accessing the public services network, the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made.
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South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage 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.

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)