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Deputy Community Centres Manager

  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: E&R/24/285589
  • Published: Mon 08/07/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/08/2024, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Full Time, Weekends
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Shift rota basis including evenings and weekends
  • Salary: £33,024-£35,745 per annum (pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

Deputy Community Centres Manager

HBC7 (SCP024-027) £33,024-£35,745 per annum (pay award pending)

37 hours per week on a shift rota basis including evenings and weekends

Permanent

Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you committed to developing the people of Halton and its communities? Do you want to make a difference to the lives of the people in Halton through the development and delivery of our much-loved Community Centres?

If so, we are looking to recruit a Deputy Community Centres Manager, due to a recent restructure. The Community Centre Service now sits within the newly formed Communities Services bringing together the Community Centre Service, Library Service and the Registration Service.

Halton Community Centres provide spaces where people can feel safe and secure, where generations of all ages can meet freely in a public place and where a variety of activities is encouraged and supported. We welcome new and existing customers into our centres.

We are looking for a self-motivated person with a proven track record of administrative and organisational skills. The successful candidate will have good written and oral communications skills and have the ability to develop good working relationships both internally and externally with others in order to achieve service delivery targets. You will need to have excellent problem-solving skills with the confidence to be able to work with a wide range of partners. You will manage and supervise the delivery of the Service’s plans and strategies which includes ensuring that the community centres are promoted in the heart of their communities. You will support and encourage staff to be the best they can.

The ability to work outside normal office hours, such as early mornings, evenings and weekends is essential for this role.

This role can be physically demanding and may include setting up equipment, lifting and handling as required.

Your work base will be at Upton Community Centre. However, it should be noted that you will work at all Service locations throughout the borough as required, therefore you will need to have the ability to travel between locations.

You will provide managerial support to the Communities Centres Manager and other managers as directed.

You will provide complex and comprehensive advice to service colleagues and customers, promoting informed customer choice, with due regard to the Council’s Customer Care and Equal Opportunities policies.

What are we looking for?

  • * A self-motivated individual who is capable of managing and supporting a team of staff and has excellent communication skills.
  • * A wide variety of IT knowledge
  • * Ability to travel across the Borough for work purposes, sometimes at short notice and outside of normal working hours.
  • * Willing to work unsociable hours including evenings and weekends.
  • * Please consult the job description and person specification for this role.

 

In return, we can offer you...

  • * A generous leave package of 26 days annual leave + Bank Holidays (Increasing after 5 years’ service) 
  • * Flexible working arrangements
  • * Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • * Access to a range of learning and development opportunities
  • * Access to a range of discount schemes 
  • * Access to a car leasing scheme 
  • * Free car parking at HBC sites 
  • * Paid mileage and bridge toll fees incurred during the Service’s business.

 

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Alison Watson Community Centres Manager on 0151 511 8529

Closing date for applications is 4th August 2024

Interviews will be held on 21st August 2024 at Upton Community Centre, Hough Green, Widnes, Cheshire WA8 4PF

At Halton Borough Council we want to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce and a vital part of this is to encourage diversity in all respects. We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and tailored to best suit the needs and strength of the individual. This includes making adjustments for people with a disability, neurodiversity or with long-term health conditions. If you require accommodations, please reach out during the recruitment process so that we can make this the best possible experience for you – resourcing@halton.gov.uk

Downloads

  • Cautions and Convictions Flowchart
  • Guidance - Completing Your Online Application
  • Our Values Framework
  • Job Description/Person Specification

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs. Please fully complete the on-line application form.

 

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  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: E&R/24/285589
  • Published: Mon 08/07/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/08/2024, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Full Time, Weekends
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Shift rota basis including evenings and weekends
  • Salary: £33,024-£35,745 per annum (pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

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