Project Officer (Specialist Interventions)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/07/2021 23:59
£23,541 to £27,041 p.a. Grade 7
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Youth / Community / Leisure Services
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Employment Location:
Any Council workplace within County Durham
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Closing date:
26 Jul
Further Information

An opportunity has become available which is temporary until 31st December 2021.

Your primary focus will be to encourage more people to engage in Cultural and Sporting opportunities, through the provision of a variety of ‘entry level’ activities, in mainstream and community settings, linked to the broad Culture & Sport programme offer. The post holder will work with specialist service areas to provide an innovative and tailored programme of opportunities, with a particular focus on reaching out to those who we know need more support to engage. They will ensure that effective working relationships are established or developed with colleagues across Culture & Sport Service areas, key partners and deliverers through provision of support to a service-planning group, and will collate, analyse and report on activity delivery to aid service improvement and development.

Required Qualifications
• NVQ Level 3 or an equivalent qualification in a related area

You must have an appropriate level of experience in designing, planning and implementing successful projects in Culture & Sport and in working with community partners, clubs/organisations, and volunteers

A good knowledge of culture & sport industry and the national context for this, along with an understanding of the Public Health agenda, and factors which can affect an individual’s wellbeing are essential.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Candidates successful at the short-listing stage will be interviewed via electronic means the week commencing Monday 2nd August 2021.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Colin McBride, Cultural Services and Development Manager on tel. no. 03000 262447 or email colin.mcbride@durham.gov.uk or alternatively, please contact Deborah Holmes email deborah.holmes@durham.gov.uk

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on tel. no. 03000 263154 / 266148 / 264469 / 264086 or email PESREG@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Permanent Durham County Council employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager/Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

Anyone currently listed on the Durham County Council Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team. Please note in all Durham County Council applicant cases the interview date must be prior to your end date.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.