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 address health inequalities across Doncaster. The approaches have been recognised nationally for our strengths-based approach for working with and for our residents. Influencing whole systems change across team Doncaster. We are looking for an Individual who is experienced in Community Centred approaches, 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 compelling 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 - City of Doncaster Council page to find out more.
Willingness and ability to travel around the borough to meet the needs of the service / role
Shortlisting will take place week commencing 17th July 2023 and it is anticipated that interviews will be held on week commencing 17th July 2023.
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