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Engagement Officer

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£32,430 to £34,794
Low Hall Depot, Argall Avenue, Leyton, London, E10 7AS
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
17/06/2019 at 23:30 PM
Vacancy Description

Waltham Forest Council is in a fairly unique position having won Mini-Holland funding of £27 million from Transport for London to invest in the road network and make it an excellent place to walk and cycle. We are working to create a lasting cycling culture and achieve our target of ten percent of all trips made by bike by 2020,

We are looking for an experienced Engagement Officer to work in the Enjoy Waltham Forest Team delivering a wide range of highway infrastructure and behaviour change projects and programmes aimed at promoting and encouraging the use of sustainable and active travel.

A proven background along with demonstrable ability are essential in developing and delivering a range of engagement, communication and publicity programmes and campaigning including public consultations, community workshops, customer surveys etc,

The successful candidate must also be able to influence and motivate a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders to achieve the objectives of the programme.

Proficient in the use of MS Office and other software packages used to develop media for the public are also key requirement to the post holder.

Interview Date:  Week commencing 17th June 2019.


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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