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Communities Covid Response Officer

Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
Salary: £38,890 - £40,870
Location: Shute End/Home Working
Contract: Temporary
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week.
DBS Check: No
Closing Date: 18/04/2021 at 23:00 PM
Reference: 711970/711971/711972

Fixed Term until 31st March 2022 

Wokingham Borough Council is implementing the Governments Contain framework as part of its response to Covid-19 recovery. Further information on the Contain framework can be found at: 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/containing-and-managing-local-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreaks/covid-19-contain-framework-a-guide-for-local-decision-makers   

To help achieve this, we are recruiting three Covid Response Officers, each to provide advice and response to one of the following workstreams: 

  • Community Champions, Towns and Parishes and Community Engagement
  • Covid Advice, Enforcement and Community Engagement
  • Working with the vulnerable and Community Engagement 

These posts are key to Wokingham Borough Council’s response to Covid and the Governments road map. 

The successful applicants will need to be dynamic, resourceful and be able to adapt and take direction as required. They will also have experience of working with public facing services and multi-disciplinary teams and projects. 

Further information about the key responsibilities and personal qualities we are looking for, please see the job descriptions attached. 

Should you have a preference on which defined area you wish to be considered for, please indicate this within the personal statement on the application. 

Closing Date: Sunday 18th April 2021, 11pm

Interview Date: Wednesday 21st April 2021 

For an informal discussion regarding any of the roles, please contact Simon Price, Assistant Director Neighbourhoods and Communities at simon.price@wokingham.gov.uk or by calling 07500 951702 from 12th April or mailing Kim Jakubiszyn at kim.jakubiszyn@wokingham.gov.uk up until 11th April.

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment.

Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided. 


Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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