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Opportunities Manager - (PO5)

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Vacancy Summary
Employer:
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary:
£42,684 - £45,585
Location:
Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4JF
Contract:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
16/10/2019 at 23:55 PM
Reference:
EGG/19/109985
Vacancy Description

The Employment and Life Chances Teams are recruiting for an experienced employment project manager.

 

This role will lead on the development of engagement with businesses, voluntary sector and council services to establish a bank of opportunities for residents, including young people. This will include generating work experience and volunteering opportunities, generation of job opportunities and promotion of the Councils Good work Theme.

 

In addition, this role will act as a key member on the ‘Opportunity Bank’ project team. The council has been supporting the development of ‘Opportunity Bank’ a new service for young people to connect them to opportunities to improve their employability.



Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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