Community Venues Officer

  • Job Reference: PLCA0404
  • Date Posted: 28 May 2024
  • Employer: North Somerset Council
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  • Location: Weston-super-Mare, Somerset
  • Salary: £24,294 to £25,979
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Part Time
  • Duration: 12 months

Job Description

Do you enjoy working with the public and have excellent organisational skills?  Are you looking for a job that brings new challenges every week?  Then keep reading!

About the role

We are looking to recruit a Community Venues Officer, based at The Campus, Weston-super-Mare, but working across North Somerset. The Campus is a multi-use building located in the heart of Locking Castle, Weston-super-Mare.  You will help deliver a range of services from Sports and Leisure to Library and Conferences/Meeting Spaces to a wide variety of users and customers, over several venues in North Somerset.

Working alongside the Campus Community Services Team, you will help to develop and maintain a wide-ranging and inclusive program of events and bookings across a range of venues in North Somerset.

Please note that this is a fixed term contract for a period of 12 months, with the possibility of extension.  Job share would be considered.

This position is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

About you

You will have significant experience of working in a busy customer facing environment and be able to balance work demands within a multi-disciplined environment.  You will help co-ordinate and administrate the wide-ranging programme of block and ad hoc bookings, based across North Somerset that The Campus oversees.  Excellent customer service, communication and organisational skills are essential as well as the ability to work unsupervised for much of the time. You will have a clean UK driving license and may be required to cover front facing positions, which may include evenings and weekends.

Why North Somerset Council?

We understand working for a local authority is more than just a job. We want to ensure our employees remain passionate about what they do and enjoys their time at North Somerset. Whether that means you want training and development opportunities or a flexible working arrangement to fit around family commitments, we will work with you to ensure you are getting the best out of your employment.

Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance with the option to purchase up to an additional 10 days per year. Further details of our excellent rewards package can be found in our Benefits booklet.

Want to know more and apply?

For an informal discussion, please contact Becky Kehoe, Community Venues Operations Manager, on 01934 427427.

Anticipated interview date: Monday 24 June 2024.

At North Somerset Council we want all our employees to feel valued and appreciated.  We aim to ensure equality of opportunity and prevent discrimination irrespective of your sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or belief, race, age, disability, including neurodiversity, if you are married or in a civil partnership or are pregnant.  We strive to create a workplace that reflects the communities we serve and where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

North Somerset Council – Open, Fairer, Greener.

Please note: We are currently only accepting applications from candidates who have full permission to work in the UK.