Community Development Assistant job with Cumbria County Council


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic team working in different communities and with local partners focusing on community development area planning and public health in Eden, providing support in this service area as well as to elected members.

The successful position holder will work alongside team colleagues to provide a comprehensive and responsive support service through the organization of resources providing information administration funding and engagement support.

This is an interesting and varied role which involves the coordination of events in relation to the public and internal teams.

On occasion, you may be required to work unusual hours and travel independently elsewhere in the county.

The post is based at Cumbria Fire and Rescue Headquarters in Penrith; although all team members are currently working from home.

Service Information

Closing date: February 21, 2022

Date of interview: February 28 or March 1, 2022

We are currently operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be done using Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users, but if there are any issues accessing this technology we will be happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed we will be happy to discuss them.

What can we offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern and dynamic workplace offering a range of benefits including:

*Excellent training and development offerings

* Flexible work opportunities

*Possibility to join local government pension scheme

* Various benefit and discount programs including money off your phone contract and local gyms

* Competitive pay rates

Equality Diversity and Inclusion

Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to foster an inclusive supportive culture that values ​​and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, applicants with disabilities who meet the essential criteria for this position are guaranteed an interview.

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