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Consultation and Partnerships Officer

Salary: £33,808 to £36,643

About Three Rivers District Council

Three Rivers District in South West Hertfordshire straddles the north west corner of the M25 on the edge of Greater London. The district is a mixture of beautiful countryside, villages and small towns. The area has a diverse range of sectors and businesses and is a centre for the film industry with Warner Brothers at Leavesden forming part of a studio cluster along with Elstree and Pinewood is a short drive away.

At a glance
• 700 historic assets and 22 conservation areas, 77% of the district is in the Green Belt.
• 1,914 NNDR registered businesses with the economy providing 39,000 jobs
• Very low crime rate
• The district ranks highly for business registrations and start ups with a highly skilled and trained workforce, high employment levels with GVA and weekly earnings above average

The Department:
Three Rivers District Council are looking to recruit a Partnerships and Consultation Officer. The role is based in the Community Partnerships team in the Chief Executives Department. The team covers a wide range of services including Climate Change, Public Health, Anti-Social Behaviour, the Local Strategic Partnership, Community Safety Partnership and Corporate Support.

The Role:
The Council are seeking a proactive individual, with a demonstrable skills to work across a wide and varied role. The post holder will have experience of partnership working and consultation development.

The partnership role will vary over time, although currently it will continue to support the Three Rivers Healthy Hub projects. You will also be responsible for the local Domestic Abuse Forum and Mental Health. The post holder will need to juggle workload and demands and will need good project management skills. You may find conflicting demands through the funders and the partners such as Public Health/Healthy Hub; and you need to manage and adapt to frequent developing issues or changing government policy.

The consultation role will require the post holder to be creative with consultations and how to engage with the public and our communities. You will need to present complex, sensitive information and will have strong communication skills. Specialist knowledge is required for consultation duties such as an ability to develop best practice guidance and understand appropriate methodologies for consultation. Knowledge of how to analyse and interpret consultation results is key to this role.

What we offer:-
Salary of £33,808 to £36,643 inclusive of LWF.

We offer an excellent benefits package, including competitive salary, 28 days holiday - rising to 30 days (if applicable), a generous employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance, flexible working, career development, free on-site parking, cycle-to-work scheme, discounted leisure centre membership, employee volunteering schemes and access to discounted activities and days out.

Closing Date: 20th August 2021

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Rebecca Young on (T:) 01923 727348 / (E:) rebecca.young@threerivers.gov.uk

A basic DBS check will be required for this post.

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