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High Street Renewal Officer / Full time

Bath & North East Somerset Council

£31,346 - £33,782

Keynsham, South West

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Description

Hours: 37 per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term until 23.04.2023
Service Area: Economy & Growth
Department: Environment & Design

 An exciting job opportunity has been created at Bath & North East Somerset Council to support the delivery of High Street Renewal projects. The post will lead on the design, delivery and review of High Street action projects working with businesses and the local community. There will be a focus on Neighbourhood High Streets and local centres in Bath, although there will also be an opportunity to work as part of the Bath City centre team. The role is grant funded and will help deliver the Council’s emerging Renewal Vision.

Are you passionate and knowledgeable about High Streets? Do you have a background in urban design, and creative flair together with a passion for working with communities? Are you keen to deliver experimental and pilot projects to help shape the future of High Streets?

The High Street Renewal Officer will work to develop and design a programme of pilot interventions for neighbourhood High Streets and will put together a business case for funding.

We are looking for an excellent communicator, with the ability to engage, inspire and work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders including local residents, businesses and key decision makers in our partner organisations.

We are looking for applicants with strong design background, with a qualification in town planning and/or urban design. Applicants should have experience of working well under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Your main place of work will be the award-winning, modern Civic Centre in Keynsham, halfway between Bath and Bristol, easily accessible via car or public transport, with a train station 5 minutes’ walk away.

Interested to find out more?

If you are interested in this post and require more details after reading the job description or just to chat through the role and what’s involved, please contact Cleo Newcombe-Jones, High Street Renewal Programme Lead by emailing [email protected]

To apply

Please use the online application facility.

For further information on applying please see "Application Form Help” page on the Jobs website. 

As an equal opportunities employer, Bath & North East Somerset Council is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us.

Interview Date: 07/05/2021 

Please note the Council operates a policy of prior consideration for roles for any individual on the Council’s at risk register.  This means should a redeployee express an interest in this role, providing they meet the essential criteria for the role, they will be interviewed before any shortlisting or interviewing of external candidates.

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