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Head of Hertfordshire Community Equipment Service
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC18299
  • Published: Mon 22/11/2021, 9:40 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 17/12/2021, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: Circa £66,000 Per Annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

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Head of Hertfordshire Community Equipment Service

Head of Hertfordshire Community Equipment Service

Salary: circa £66,000 per annum negotiable



Location: Welwyn Garden City


Are you a value-driven and inclusive leader?

Can you act as a visible figurehead for a large and busy community equipment service?

Can you support and build a diverse team?


If you can, and you are excited by the opportunity to lead an established and highly regarded service with c60 staff and a £6m pa budget, then we would like to hear from you.


About You:

You will be able to lead a large and busy community equipment service that provides a wide range of equipment for children and adults.

You will drive a significant transformation programme implementing systems to become best in class and focus on customer service quality; end-to-end supply and stock management; and excellent customer service.

With knowledge in one of the following: logistics, customer services, wholesale/retail distribution; storage; service/maintenance; supply chain; medical supplies.

While you may not have experience of community equipment you must be able to champion diversity and deliver continuous service improvements.

Already an inclusive leader with staff and budgetary responsibility, you will not only represent the service internally and externally, but you must also demonstrate the financial and people management skills to deliver our plans for the service.

This role will offer you an exciting opportunity to lead and develop a key service in a supportive and flexible working environment where you will have the chance to make your mark.

We welcome candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds who are underrepresented at this level of the organisation.

To arrange an informal discussion, please e-mail Laura Ambler in confidence,


Closing Date:                 17 December 2021
Interview Date:            3rd week in January 2022


Hertfordshire County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all of our employees. This includes:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Free parking at all of our sites
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Generous Annual leave entitlement
  • Staff discounts in gyms, travel agents, car sales, restaurants and days out – please visit for more detail.