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Neighbourhood Engagement Officer

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell, West Midlands
£21,269- £24,920
Closing date
23 May 2022

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Housing, Neighbourhood Services
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Full time
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The Business Excellence Service are looking for an employee who share our council vision for local neighbourhood working and be at the heart of delivering an effective and responsive Town Grants programme.

To provide a high quality administrative support to the work of the Neighbourhood Engagement Team. Key elements of the post will be to support the implementation of the small grants process, engaging with community groups to promote SMBC funding, supporting the administration of town based meetings, ensuring effective partnership working across the towns and being involved in supporting local events, consultations, promotion of community led activities and arranging press releases and update of the Town Grants website.

You will be expected to demonstrate:

  • Experience of dealing face to face with the public
  • Demonstrate experience of working with voluntary sector organisations within a multi-cultural setting
  • Recent experience in partnership working and working in local communities

The post holder must possess:

  • Numeracy and literacy level 2 qualification or equivalent as a minimum.

For an informal discussion, please contact Santokh Singh, Neighbourhood Engagement Manager on 07966976932.

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to:

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit

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Job Description
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