COVID-19 Community Engagement Officer (Contract)

Three Rivers District Council
Salary of £28,639 - £30,475 pro rata
22 Feb 2021
28 Feb 2021
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

COVID-19 Community Engagement Officer (Contract)
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
About Us
Three Rivers District Council is an ambitious and innovative local public sector organisation. Located in Rickmansworth, South Hertfordshire, we are just a train ride from central London, just outside the M25 and a five minute drive from junction 18 on the M25.
At a Glance
- 700 historic assets and 22 conservation areas, 77% of the district is in the Green Belt
- 1,914 NNDR registered businesses with the economy providing 39,000 jobs
- Very low crime rate
- The district ranks highly for business registrations and start-ups with a highly skilled and trained workforce, high employment levels with GVA and weekly earnings above average
We’re currently looking for a COVID-19 Community Engagement Officer to join us on a 10 month fixed-term contract.
The Benefits
- Salary of £28,639 - £30,475 pro rata
- 28 days’ holiday pro rata
- Generous employer contribution scheme
- Life assurance
- Flexible working
- On-site parking
- Cycle to work scheme
- Discounted leisure centre membership
- Employee volunteering schemes
- Access to discounted activities and days out
If you have a background in community engagement and great relationship-building skills, this is a superb opportunity to help your community to combat, overcome and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
You will have the chance to make a real impact in a short space of time and bring about behaviour and lifestyle changes that will have long-term positive outcomes for our community.
The Role
As a COVID-19 Community Engagement Officer, you will work with the Three Rivers community and partners to deliver important, life-changing and lifesaving health and wellbeing messages and activities.
As part of our Community Partnerships Team, you will focus on raising awareness of COVID-19 infection prevention and maximising the update of vaccinations.
Specifically, you will:
- Strengthen relationships throughout the community to effectively address COVID-19 challenges and support improved outcomes
- Liaise with the Police and Environmental Health Team to encourage compliance with COVID-19 regulations
- Develop communications, campaigns and messaging
- Establish relationships with community groups and partner organisations
About You
To join us as aCOVID-19 Community Engagement Officer, you will need:
- Experience in community engagement
- Public health knowledge
- To be reactive and able to adapt to changing priorities
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Other organisations may call this role Community Engagement Officer, Behavioural Change Officer, Community Engagement Co-ordinator, Community Support Officer, COVID-19 Community Support Officer, or Public Health Services Officer.
The closing date for applications is the 28th February 2021.
Three Rivers District Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people.
So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a COVID-19 Community Engagement Officer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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