Job Vacancy: Programme Director – Neighbourhoods

Job Vacancy: Programme Director – Neighbourhoods

Salary: £68,376 pa
Location: Taunton
Working Pattern: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract

People who are engaged in their community are healthier, happier and live more independently for longer. In Somerset, many organisations are joining forces in an exciting programme of work to support Somerset communities to be strong, vibrant places to live, with lots of opportunities for people to get involved in groups, volunteering or being a good neighbour.

Somerset County Council is looking for an innovative and dynamic person to lead and drive forward work across Somerset to help develop stronger and well-connected communities. The ideal candidate will have experience of leading system-wide transformation programmes, the skills to lead work across many different types of organisations and groups to ensure everyone works towards the same vision, and a really good understanding of how communities work.

This will be a three-year post, employed within the Public Health Team at Somerset County Council but working collaboratively across the Somerset system. The postholder will report to the Director of Public Health and will lead the transformation programme on behalf of the Somerset Health and Wellbeing Board.

Click here for more information, including a job description and details of how to apply. The closing date is 22nd November 2019.