Salary: £28,672 - £31,346  pro rata Plus laptop & phone


Working Arrangements: 1 x 37 hours - Monday to Friday, 2 x 18.5 hours - Wednesday to Friday inc. Agile Working


Hours per week: 18.5 & 37


Contract type: 37 hours - Fixed term until 31/03/2023, 2 x 18.5 hours - Permanent    


Flexible working arrangement: Yes, and we’re happy to talk flexible working arrangements with you


This post is suitable for Job Share (Full time post only)


Suitable for Secondment: Employees wishing to be considered for secondment should agree with their head of service before submitting an application form. (Temporary post only)


Closing date: 31/01/2022 at 23:59


 The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.


These posts requires a Basic Criminal Record Check


Prospective employees will be required to give a reasonable account of any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad.



Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.



About the Post:


The Communities Directorate of Barnsley Council are recruiting to three exciting posts.


  • One post is a part time, permanent role based in the South Area Team, The Hoyland Centre.
  • The second post is a full time, fixed term position until 31st March 2023 based with the Central Area Team, Worsbrough Common Community Centre, job share applicants welcome.
  • The third post is a part time, permanent position based in the Dearne Area working across the Dearne South ward. 


If successful you will lead a programme of social action and engagement linked to the delivery of locally agreed Ward Alliance and area priorities and reflecting the corporate priority of building stronger and resilient communities. You will work directly with elected members, volunteer groups and people who live and work in the area and have the ability to inspire, mobilise and empower people to play an active role in their community through a variety of mechanisms.  


Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.


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Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.


To apply online, click here to complete an application.


Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.


CVs will not be accepted.

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
37 hours - Monday to Friday, 18.5 hours - Wednesday to Friday inc. Agile Working
Job Reference: 
Closing Date: 
Monday, January 31, 2022
£28,672 - £31,346 pro rata