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Programme Coordinator (Dorchester)

Salary details: £34723 - £40478

Dorset Council
Dorchester, United Kingdom
Occupational group
Salary details
£34,723 - £40,478
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Andrew Frost
Contact email
Contact telephone
01305 224331
Closing Date
30 May 2023 11:00 PM
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Programme Coordinator

37 hours (flexible working considered)

Salary £34,723 - £40,478

County Hall, Dorchester, combined with home-working


What’s in it for you:

The Council’s Community Safety Team works across the organisation and with other agencies to tackle key community safety issues.

Areas of work vary over time but can include tackling domestic abuse, modern slavery, violent crime and sexual offences.

What you can expect to be doing:

We are looking to recruit a Programme Co-ordinator who can chair partnership meetings, develop and manage work programmes, determine delivery frameworks and deliver positive results against our priorities.


About you:

You will have a good range of skills and experience that can be used across a variety of community safety issues and must be able to build and sustain strong working relationships with a wide range of partners.

You must be confident in writing reports, giving presentations and working with people at a senior level.


Additional Information

For an informal discussion or to find out more about the role please contact Andy Frost, Service Manager for Community Safety (Strategic Lead) on 01305 224331.

This post requires significant travel. You must have a vehicle (or transport we deem suitable) available for use as needed.

This post requires you to have access to sensitive information. It will be subject to a Basic Criminal Records Check. See our policy on the employment of ex-offenders.

Dorset Council: A great place to work

We’re passionate about making Dorset a great place to live, work and visit. Working for us should be no exception.

At Dorset Council we:

  • provide more than 450 services to over 300,000 residents
  • have ambitious aspirations
  • are excited about our future
  • care about Dorset and all the people who live here
  • know that all roles make a difference and that our employees are key to our success

You will:

  • have access to a range of employee benefits
  • be part of an organisation that supports each other to grow and succeed
  • have access to range of training opportunities which will help with your personal development and career progression

We are challenging ourselves to become a more diverse and inclusive organisation. We recognise that recruitment and inclusion of individuals with diverse skills, perspectives and backgrounds will bring real strength to the council and our communities. We have a commitment to equality and welcome applications from everyone.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We offer an interview to everyone who declares a disability and meets the essential criteria for the role.

We are keen to make our interviews accessible. Let us know on your job application if you have a disability and need any reasonable adjustments.

We also look for applicants who share our commitment to our behaviours. We will ask you to evidence when you have demonstrated them as part of the selection process.

If appointed, the personal information we collect from you will be shared with Cifas who will use it to prevent fraud, other unlawful or dishonest conduct, malpractice, and other seriously improper conduct. If any of these are detected, you could be refused certain services or employment. Your personal information will also be used to verify your identity. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas, and your data protection rights, can be found at https://www.cifas.org.uk/fpn.

This role is UK based and we will need to establish your Right to Work as part of the appointment process.

We use generic job descriptions and person specifications. This means the job title on any attachments may differ from the job title in the advert. We may provide specific information in a context statement if relevant.

We cannot accept CVs in the place of an application form as we need the same range of information from all our candidates.

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