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Head of Regeneration and Welfare
  • Employer: Gedling Borough Council
  • Reference: GBC/21/165124
  • Published: Thu 16/09/2021, 9:40 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 10/10/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £66,738 to £70,911
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Gedling, Nottinghamshire

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Head of Regeneration and Welfare

Head of Regeneration and Welfare

 

We are looking for an ambitious professional person eager to find a new challenge and keen to use their experience and knowledge of successfully managing the provision of a range of services including Regeneration and Welfare.

 

In this role you will:

 

-Develop and implement a programme of improvements to re-vitalise and sustain both local town centres and areas of deprivation within the borough

-Take the lead on the Council's Housing Strategy and accelerate the delivery of new homes including market and affordable housing to ensure housing delivery meets housing needs

-Seek out and secure external funding to support Gedling's growth and regeneration ambitions through effective networking and influence with key partners

-Work with local organisations to improve people’s life chances and reduce levels of poverty.

 

You will have thorough and up to date knowledge of current and relevant legislation and best practice across the range of functions that you will manage.

 

You will be educated to degree standard in an area related to economic growth and have substantial senior experience in an economic growth or estates/property environment. You will be able to build strong and productive relationships with Heads of Service and the Senior Leadership Team.

 

The Borough of Gedling comprises the towns of Arnold and Carlton and surrounding parishes, bordering Sherwood Forest to the north, the river Trent to the south east and the city of Nottingham to the southwest. The Borough has a lot to offer residents and visitors from heritage to modern community facilities. The Council offices are situated in an award-winning park located in Arnold, a suburb of the city of Nottingham.

 

A casual user car allowance attaches to the post giving access to free onsite parking and you will have access to the Local Government Pension scheme.

 

For an informal discussion about this role and the opportunities that it offers, please contact mike.hill@gedling.gov.uk