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Leisure Development Officer (Post 7.2)

Guildford Borough Council
£29,023 - £36,543 per annum
Millmead House Offices, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Flexible Hours
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
05/09/2014 at 17:00 PM
Guildford Borough Council

An exciting opportunity has arisen to manage, develop and coordinate the vibrant Leisure Development and Parks and Leisure Ranger teams at Guildford Borough Council.

This is a full time maternity cover post for one year from September 2014.

We are looking for a highly motivated, highly organised and capable individual who is able to provide leadership, support and advice to ensure the effective coordination and delivery of services through strategic planning.

The successful candidate will be able to work independently, bringing significant experience of managing staff and be flexible to adapt to a variety of situations with various individuals and groups.

The successful candidate will also need to be able to demonstrate that they can confidently manage a balanced and targeted community, leisure development programme, therefore a working background in parks, leisure, sports, arts or play is required.

This role is diverse with a varied range of activities delivered by the teams across the year.

This position will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check plus the use of a car for work purposes. Due to the nature of the service, candidates must be able to work flexible hours including occasional evenings and weekends.

CV’s will not be considered. A completed application is required.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Jo James Leisure Development Officer on 01483 444703 or email leisureservices@guildford.gov.uk

Deadline for applications Friday 5 september 2014

Interviews will be held on Thursday 11 September 2014

How to apply

Our preferred method is online application however if you do require a hard copy application pack please contact Human Resources, Guildford Borough Council, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB. Telephone (01483) 444111 (24-hr). Alternatively e-mail sally.nielsen@guildford.gov.uk quoting the relevant post number. Please note that we do not accept CVs, please ensure that you complete the application form fully.

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