Job Title: Development Officer – Children & Young People

Location: Norwich

Salary: £32,076 – £33,945 per annum (Scale H) (pro rata)

Job Type: Full Time, Fixed Term Contract for 18 months

Working Hours: 37 hours per week

Active Norfolk is getting Norfolk moving, bringing together partners to make a difference to the people of Norfolk who would benefit the most from becoming active, and shaping a future where being active can be part of daily life for everyone. Our strategy – ‘Getting Norfolk Moving’ – sets out ambitious aims across four broad strategic areas – Children & Young People, Health & Well-being, Active Environments, and Strengthening Communities.

This role sits within our Children & Young People team and, reporting to the CYP Strategic Lead, will be responsible for working across our CYP priorities and with related partners.

About you:

We’re looking for someone with a knowledge of the local and national physical activity landscape who is passionate about the role physical activity can play in improving outcomes for young people and reducing inequalities.

Working across different systems and with a variety of partners in a fast-paced and ever-changing landscape, we’re looking for a dynamic and proactive individual who can flex their approach and be involved in thematic areas of work across the team. The post holder will be expected to develop and maintain partnerships in NCC Children’s Services, health, education and beyond.

Additional Information:

Active Norfolk is striving to ensure our team reflects the diverse communities we aim to support, so we welcome applications from individuals of any background.

In return we think we have lots to offer. This is a role with an opportunity to make your own, and a working environment where we put work life balance at the forefront, offering flexible, smarter working arrangements.  All our staff work on a hybrid basis from home and our office base at Easton College. Regular travel around the county is expected, so access to transport is required. This is a great role in an ambitious organisation, with the opportunity to make a real difference to the people of Norfolk.

We want our people to be inspired and motivated to work well together, make the most of our workspaces, enjoy a healthy work-life balance, and deliver excellent services to Norfolk and its people. Flexibility is built into the way we work, with hybrid working a key feature for many roles. Our technology platform and equipment are first class, enabling you to connect and collaborate remotely. We ask that you have in place good Broadband connectivity.

These are some benefits you can enjoy by working for Norfolk County Council:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday entitlement with the ability to buy and sell leave
  • Health and Wellbeing services including fast-track physiotherapy and a free counselling service
  • Flexible working opportunities including flexi-time, part time, remote and hybrid working – dependent on your job role and business need.
  • Financial benefits such as:
    • ‘Norfolk Rewards’ our employee discounts programme which helps you save money on almost anything, from everyday groceries and clothes, to holidays, new technology, gym membership, trips to the cinema and days out.
    • A Blue Light card for Fire Service and Social Care Workers
    • Relocation expenses (where applicable)
    • An advance of your expenses if you travel for work
    • Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution, life assurance, death in service payments and dependants’ pensions
    • Tax efficient ways of getting extra pension and new bikes
    • Access to our tax efficient car lease scheme for greener travel enabling you to lease a brand new, ultra-low emission vehicle (subject to eligibility)
    • A payment if you refer someone you know to a hard to fill job

Redeployment Closing Date: 08/07/2024 12:00

Closing Date:22/07/2024 09:00

Interviews will be held in our offices in Easton College on Friday 26th July.

Candidates with the relevant experience, qualifications of: Community Improvement Officer, Community Investment, Improvement Physical Education Development, Physical Education Teacher, PE, Children and Young People Support and Development Officer, Youth Development Officer may also be considered for this role.

How can we help?
How can we help?

If you have any questions and you would rather chat to a member of our team please email or call us about this role.

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