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We are passionate about Doncaster - it’s a great place to live, do business and visit. We have plenty to shout about – Doncaster is the UK’s best connected location, we have many major developments in the pipeline, a vibrant urban centre with a thriving arts and cultural scene, sport and leisure attractions, wonderful green spaces and a fascinating heritage. We firmly believe, as do our partners, that Doncaster is the place to be with a bright future and ambitions ahead of it. But don’t just take our word for it – anyone joining the council, can look forward to expanding their knowledge and skills in a dynamic, creative and nurturing environment while truly making a difference to the communities we serve. It is an exciting time to be involved in health, wellbeing and community support in Doncaster. The Doncaster Growing Together Borough Strategy has set out to change the way that public services deliver community support. Our ambitions are being realised through our inclusion in two national programmes which will test place-based, community-led health and well-being approaches across Doncaster. We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with a passion for improving public health and wellbeing to join our Well Doncaster team. The team undertake community centred approaches to addressing the health inequalities of the community, and the programme has been recognised nationally for our strengths-based approach. We are looking for an Individual who is experienced in Community, who can demonstrate a working knowledge of implementing community based public health approaches and has excellent interpersonal skills. Knowledge of Asset Based Community Development and key partners would also be beneficial. With additional investment through our status as a Local Delivery Pilot, we are looking to work in close partnership with the Get Doncaster Moving team to further expand what we do to build in innovative solutions to tackling inactivity in our communities. The link between health and physical activity has a strong evidence base and this post will be at the forefront of developing sustainable and innovative approaches to improve health outcomes in communities. Further details about the responsibilities and requirements of the role are contained in the job summary. In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster page to find out more. Shortlisting will take place week commencing 20th September 2021 and it is anticipated that interviews will be held on 30th September 2021. For further details or an informal chat please contact: Vanessa Powell-Hoyland, Tel: 01302 734020, Vanessa.Powell-Hoyland@doncaster.gov.uk This post involves working with children/ adults and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check English Fluency Duty Under The Immigration Act 2016: As you are applying for a customer facing role, you must have the ability to converse easily with customers being able to provide advice and guidance in accurate spoken English. Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments. ...
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