Head of Waste, Recycling and Neighbourhood Services
Posted 9 months ago - Expired 8 months ago

Smithies Lane Depot, Barnsley,
Permanent Full Time
£55187 to £59612

As head of service, you'll lead on making sure the council does everything asked of us by leading these critical front-facing operational services. You’ll make recommendations to the various bodies and you will be part of the Service Management Team, helping with the operational management of the Service.

We’re on the road to exciting improvements in Barnsley. That’s where you come in, as Head of service. As we keep developing, we’ll look to you to ensure we do the right thing with our service. Let’s shape the route to success.

Creativity, ambition and a focus on people. That’s what matters at Barnsley Council. Our award-winning council is on an exciting journey of change. It’s all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and doing a good for our communities. We’re now more innovative, more efficient and provide better value for money. The changes are clear to see - from new businesses and jobs, to improving school results and to museums being recognised for their community engagement.

Shape a better future with us

We’re thrilled to have achieved Investors in People (IIP) Gold status for how we lead, support and develop people. Now we’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future. By working together, with each other and with our communities, we can take pride in improving lives. Let’s make a better Barnsley for everyone.

Your role in our journey

As head of service, you'll lead on making sure the council does everything asked of us by leading these critical front-facing operational services. You’ll make recommendations to the various bodies and you will be part of the Service Management Team, helping with the operational management of the Service.

What you’ll need

To join us, you’ll need a relevant Level 6 qualification, An experienced individual; you’ll bring to the role an extensive track record of achievements. Just demonstrating making savings to services won’t be enough! You’ll need to be able to demonstrate good experience of modernizing similar services. An excellent communicator, you also have significant experience of making services better.

A lot to look forward to

Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. You see, we prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. So we’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether that’s training to be a leader, or learning flexibly online. That’s one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold, and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.

Interviews will be held Thursday 19th April 2018.

Before applying for this vacancy please call Paul Castle 01226 774369 for an informal discussion.