Green Space Partnership Officer, Open to flexible working

Location
Camden, London (Greater)
Salary
£28,910 - £33,531
Posted
28 Feb 2019
Closes
21 Mar 2019
Ref
18000111
Contract Type
Permanent

Directorate: Supporting Communities  

Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Job Level: Level 3 Zone 1

Salary: £28,910 - £33,531

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

 

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join our forward looking Green Space team. 

By engaging with the public the successful post holder will ensure our parks and green spaces are welcoming, safe and well used by all. You will support local community and business Green Space volunteering initiatives. You will also promote the health benefits of our Green Spaces and encourage more people to improve their health by using them.

Responsibilities include supporting the Green Space management team to manage licences and leases for refreshment and other concessions, access licences, our commemorative bench scheme, sports bookings and allotments; look for opportunities to introduce new or add value to existing services and facilities provided in Camden’s Green Spaces; and work with the police and our community safety partners to reduce anti-social behaviour across our sites.

About you

The ideal candidate will have a first aid qualification and a full, clean driving licence.

You will have experience of working with a wide range of stakeholders including volunteers, local community groups and residents, council staff, contractors and the Police to achieve positive outcomes for a specific site or local community.

You will have excellent written and presentation skills including experience of preparation of reports, briefings, minutes of meetings and promotional material.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: 21st March 2019, 23:59

Interviews to be held: w/c 1st April 2019

Please quote reference: 18000111

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