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Assistant Director, Neighbourhood & Communities
  • Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
  • Reference: 704303
  • Published: Fri 02/10/2020, 11:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 23/10/2020, 23:03 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade SM3 up to £79k
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Shute End, Civic Offices, Wokingham, Berkshire

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Assistant Director, Neighbourhood & Communities

An exciting opportunity has come about to lead our Neighbourhood and Community agenda to find out more, read on... 
The organisation has gone through substantial change in the last 2 to 3 years, as a result of the 21st century model and change at chief executive, Corporate Leadership Team (CLT) and political leader level. 
The role of Assistant Director Neighbourhood & Communities is a critical role to lead, manage, develop, and drive a new approach to our ‘Localities’ proposition for our customers (residents) via a sizable customer facing team, who provide the main contact and access point for a wide range of frontline services.  Helping to rethink the councils place in the community, the role will drive continuous improvement by implementing changes to roles, working practices, culture and services to make a positive difference to the outcomes for our Communities. 
We’ve taken steps to strengthen the strategic and corporate focus of the Council and change for the better our relationship with residents and communities. We now need a progressive highly driven and focused leader to help us to achieve our vision for the borough and make a real difference for our communities. 
You will lead our ambition to provide exemplar and safe services to the communities we serve through engagement and joined-up enforcement activity. You’ll be adept at partnership working, problem solving and engaging with residents and town and parish councils to deliver improved outcomes. We want to ensure residents and partners are meaningfully engaged in their local areas and solutions. 
For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Rob Naylor on 07922 417 550 or Ben Cox on 07809 374 692. 
Closing date: 11pm, Friday 23rd October 2020 
Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. 
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Wokingham Borough Council is an equal opportunities employer.