Community Engagement Officer

Darlington Borough Council
Full time Full day
£20,001 - £30,000 / year

Community Engagement Officer (Ref: POS012329, POS012330)

Hours and Pay



Salary Band

£20,001 to £30,000

Post Type

Fixed Term

Hours Per Week

Full time

Job and Application details


Youth / Community / Leisure Services


services group

Published Date


Closing Date


A great opportunity for an enthusiastic ‘people person’ to work alongside the community safety team and other organisations to support residents to recover from the impact of the pandemic, help them re-connect with their communities, build social capital and improve their quality of life
Applicants should clearly evidence in their personal statement their experience of partnership working at a neighbourhood level and track record of supporting community engagement and empowerment work, and their experience of supporting local groups or organisations in the delivery of activities and events in the community
You should be a self-motivated individual and someone who enjoys working in a team, as you will be required to provide support and assistance to local people, businesses and communities, promoting and supporting the development, delivery and monitoring of community led action plans, by building effective working relationships at all levels across a wide range of partners to maximise involvement in local working area. There are two posts which are both fixed term for 12 months
Interviews are likely to take place on Thursday 2nd December 2021
Please refer to the job description and person specification for more information about the post. If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact Andrew Allison, Community Resilience Officer - 07384 797779 or 01325 406786
The rewards for working at the Council go beyond the salary you will receive with numerous additional benefits such as:
• 31 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata to hours worked)
• Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
• Enhanced Maternity/Paternity and Adoption Leave Payments
• Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
• Cycle to Work Scheme in partnership with Halfords
• Access to Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services
• Reduced membership to the Dolphin Centre’s ‘Fit 4 Life’ package

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