Voice and Participation Manager | £40,578 - £43,570
Full time / Temporary

Closing Date: 26/8/2022 | Job Ref: C/50133119 | Directorate: Adults & Communities | Service: Adult Social Care & Health | Location: Westgate, Barnsley, South Yorkshire (This would be the normal base of work for this role, however, due to the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working, this means that you may be required to work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment process.)

Salary: £40,578 - £43,570 

Working Arrangements: Monday - Friday 

Hours per week: 37

Contract type:  Fixed Term until 01/8/2024 

Flexible working arrangement: Yes, and we’re happy to talk flexible working arrangements with you

This post is suitable for Job Share 

Suitable for Secondment: Employees wishing to be considered for secondment should agree with their head of service before submitting an application form. 

See our range of Employee Rewards

Closing date:  26/8/22 at 23:59

 

 

 The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.

 

 

 

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check

 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in.  If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email dbs@barnsley.gov.uk 

 

 

Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.

 

 

About the Post:

 

 

 

Barnsley the place of possibilities is looking to recruit to this new and exciting role .   Could this be you ?

 

Here in Barnsley, we are determined that Adults and their families are at the centre of all we do and are changing our model of work to one which supports excellent adult services.

 

Our vision for the delivery of excellent services comprises of an integrated set of strategic objectives that support and inform operational responsibilities and safe practice. This can only be achieved by ensuring we have better engagement with our partners and communities who contribute significantly to our continuous improvement ambitions. 

 

We are looking for an experienced individual who is passionate about service improvement to lead the User Voice and Participation role to ensure our partners and communities are engaged within our improvement journey. This will be evidenced by working confidently and effectively alongside user led organisations, Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise sector (VCSE) and partner organisations.

 

To be shortlisted for interview your application should evidence:

  • Experience of working with a broad range of stakeholders and building positive relationships

·         Project management experience

  • Use a collaborative approach with internal and external partners/professionals
  • Experience of confidently managing risk and awareness of ensuring events and groups are run safely

·         Experience in working with Adults  and young people to increase participation and engagement

·         Be adaptable in your approach dependent on your audience

·         Be adaptable to respond to workload and priorities

 

The starting salary for this role is £40,578- £43,570   per annum and is based on a 37 working  hour week. This opportunity is a Temporary 24 months position with a blend of office and homebased working.

 

 In return, we can offer you: • A comprehensive induction • Excellent CPD  opportunities • Competitive salary • Local Government Pension Scheme  • A range of salary sacrifice schemes

 

If you think you have the skills and energy for this role, We look forward to hearing from you!

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Voice and Participation Lead Job Profile.pdf

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

 

Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.

 

We welcome the opportunity to have a chat about the role and are happy to address any questions you may have about flexible working arrangements, including as a result of caring responsibilities.

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs

 

 

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Vacancy Description
Closing Date: 26/8/2022 | Job Ref: C/50133119 | Directorate: Adults & Communities | Service: Adult Social Care & Health | Location: Westgate, Barnsley, South Yorkshire (This would be the normal base of work for this role, however, due to the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working, this means that you may be required to work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment process.)
 

Salary: £40,578 - £43,570 

Working Arrangements: Monday - Friday 

Hours per week: 37

Contract type:  Fixed Term until 01/8/2024 

Flexible working arrangement: Yes, and we’re happy to talk flexible working arrangements with you

This post is suitable for Job Share 

Suitable for Secondment: Employees wishing to be considered for secondment should agree with their head of service before submitting an application form. 

See our range of Employee Rewards

Closing date:  26/8/22 at 23:59

 

 

 The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.

 

 

 

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check

 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in.  If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email dbs@barnsley.gov.uk 

 

 

Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.

 

 

About the Post:

 

 

 

Barnsley the place of possibilities is looking to recruit to this new and exciting role .   Could this be you ?

 

Here in Barnsley, we are determined that Adults and their families are at the centre of all we do and are changing our model of work to one which supports excellent adult services.

 

Our vision for the delivery of excellent services comprises of an integrated set of strategic objectives that support and inform operational responsibilities and safe practice. This can only be achieved by ensuring we have better engagement with our partners and communities who contribute significantly to our continuous improvement ambitions. 

 

We are looking for an experienced individual who is passionate about service improvement to lead the User Voice and Participation role to ensure our partners and communities are engaged within our improvement journey. This will be evidenced by working confidently and effectively alongside user led organisations, Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise sector (VCSE) and partner organisations.

 

To be shortlisted for interview your application should evidence:

  • Experience of working with a broad range of stakeholders and building positive relationships

·         Project management experience

  • Use a collaborative approach with internal and external partners/professionals
  • Experience of confidently managing risk and awareness of ensuring events and groups are run safely

·         Experience in working with Adults  and young people to increase participation and engagement

·         Be adaptable in your approach dependent on your audience

·         Be adaptable to respond to workload and priorities

 

The starting salary for this role is £40,578- £43,570   per annum and is based on a 37 working  hour week. This opportunity is a Temporary 24 months position with a blend of office and homebased working.

 

 In return, we can offer you: • A comprehensive induction • Excellent CPD  opportunities • Competitive salary • Local Government Pension Scheme  • A range of salary sacrifice schemes

 

If you think you have the skills and energy for this role, We look forward to hearing from you!

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Voice and Participation Lead Job Profile.pdf

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

 

Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.

 

We welcome the opportunity to have a chat about the role and are happy to address any questions you may have about flexible working arrangements, including as a result of caring responsibilities.

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs

 

 

Let’s stay connected, follow us on social media:  

 

Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  Instagram