Head of Service (Community Hubs)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/11/2023 23:59
Band 15 £53,972 - £58,803 pa
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Job Category:
Executive / Managerial
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Employment Location:
Civic Centre, Hartlepool
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Closing date:
21 Nov
Further Information
Hartlepool is a vibrant and energetic town with growing prospects. As an authority we want to make Hartlepool the best it possibly can be and want dedicated, driven and committed staff to help us achieve that.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced manager who will provide visionary leadership and management of the Council’s Community Hubs and Well being services. Working closely with the Assistant Director and other members of Senior Management. 

There will be a requirement to deliver successfully on objectives and financial targets ensuring that these are consistent with overall strategic aims and gaining the commitment of staff and key stakeholders will be crucial to success.

The successful applicant will be creative in their approach and have an enthusiasm to improve the health and well being of the people of Hartlepool; mentally, physically and socially. They will be empathetic to the needs of the Hartlepool population and ensure services are considered accessible and services are high quality.

The Community Hub Infrastructure is inclusive of Health and Well Being Services and Library Services as well as services provided by other council departments or third party organisations. Community Hubs will also continue to evolve therefore it is crucial anyone applying for this role is agile in their approach to work as well as being able to manage change and transition successfully. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

For further information please contact Gemma Ptak, Assistant Director (Preventative and Community Based Services) on 01429 523441.

Closing date: 21 November 2023, midnight
Interviews: 30 November 2023 
Please note
This job is closed for applications.