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Town Centre Regeneration Officer

Salary - £28,900-£32,909

Job Type - Fixed term until 31st March 2025

Hours - 37 hours – office base, on-site, hybrid working

The role

We are currently looking to appoint 3 passionate Town Centre Regeneration Officers to lead the implementation of physical improvements to Rossendale’s main town centre areas and public realm.  The posts are funded through the UK Shared Prosperity Funding (UKSPF). 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Key point of contact for local businesses, volunteer and community groups
  • Manage and support the successful delivery of town centre projects
  • Facilitate promotional events and activities
  • Be an ambassador for the town
  • Support the existing Civic pride groups across Rossendale
  • Be a key link between the community and council’s services
  • Be a key link with Police to support nuisance and anti-social behaviour issues.

Person Specification

  • Good understanding of the importance of working with partners to regenerate town centres
  • Project management experience
  • Experience in finding solutions and driving forward change in a demanding environment
  • Able to use own initiative and manage own workload with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal and public, private and voluntary sector partners
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to multitask
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively to a range of audiences
  • Excellent IT skills with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability and willingness to demonstrate the council’s values and behaviours
  • Full current driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes
  • Ability to work outside office hours.

Benefits

  • Flexible working
  • Family friendly policies
  • On-site free parking
  • Up to 30 days' annual leave
  • Option to purchase additional leave
  • Salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme
  • Savings and loan scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Additional voluntary contribution to AVC
  • Staff reward scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee forums (Your Voice, Health & Wellbeing)

General Statement

The information contained in this job description is provided to assist employees joining the council to understand and appreciate the work content of their post and the role they will play in the organisation. However, the following point should be noted:

  • Whilst every endeavour has been made to outline all the duties and responsibilities of the post, a document such as this does not permit every item to be specified in detail. Broad headings, therefore, may have been used, in which case all the usual associated routines are naturally included in the job description.

How to apply

Download and complete the application form 

Application forms should be returned to: recruitment@rossendalebc.gov.uk OR

Rossendale Borough Council, People & Policy, The Business Centre, Futures Park, Bacup, Lancashire, OL13 0BB

Alternatively, email your name and address, quoting reference number RG2018 to recruitment@rossendalebc.gov.uk or telephone People and Policy on 01706 252449.

Closing Date - Monday 6th February 2023 at 10am

Interview Date - Week commencing 13th February 2023