CH0410 - Corporate Policy Officer (Poverty)Vacancy posted: Friday, 30 September 2016
Salary: £34,301 - £37,523
Location: Falkirk (Town)
Closing date: 24 October 2016
Job ref. no.: FLK01909
The Corporate Policy Officer - Poverty will engage with Council services and Community Planning partners to develop, communicate, implement and review corporate policies, strategies and action plans to mitigate the impacts of poverty on people living and working in the Falkirk Council area.
Working with Council services and partners, the post holder will develop outcomes over the short, medium and longer term to monitor the impact of strategies, policies and action plans. Any gaps in service provision will be identified and the post holder will have a key role in taking forward actions to address these gaps.
The post holder will be expected to have an extensive track record of partnership working and developing policies, strategies and action plans within a local authority or similar environment. Experience of leading the development of strategies to address poverty or similar subject area is highly desirable.
This post is temporary until October 2017 due to budget restrictions.
About Falkirk Council
Falkirk Council is a unitary authority which provides all local government services for the Falkirk Council area. Covering 112 square miles, it has a population of 151,570 and extends from Banknock in the west to Blackness in the east and from South Alloa in the North as far as Limerigg in the south.
The area contains varied countryside, including areas of considerable landscape quality. It also contains the port of Grangemouth and depends for its prosperity on a broad industrial base which includes sizeable industrial areas in Falkirk and Grangemouth.
The Council Headquarters are located in Falkirk but there are many service points throughout the area. The Council has in the region of 7,000 employees making it one of the largest employers in the area and has a net council general fund expenditure of ÃâÃ£344.8 million for 2012/2013.
Falkirk CouncilÃ¢Ã¢â¬Ã¢â¢s aim is to improve the quality of life for local people by working with all communities, sectors and groups to deliver high quality services which are accessible, accountable, responsive and provide value for money.
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