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Local Alcohol Action Area Project Officer, Ref: 50054527

Jubilee Stores, The Quay, Newport, Isle of Wight

Grade 9, being £14,674.46 to £16,272.16 per annum

Contact: Telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted. In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.

Vacancy Reference: 50054527

Closing Date: 17/04/2018

Hours: 21 per week

Fixed Term Contract for 6 months (secondment considered)

This is an opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful and safest places in the South of England delivering an innovative community safety project to reduce alcohol related harm and crime.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with experience of managing projects to deliver the local Alcohol Action Area programme for the IOW Community Safety Partnership.

The Project officer will develop and deliver projects within the Local Alcohol Action Area programme plan working with a wide range of stakeholders and partners.

You will be educated to NVQ level 4 or have equivalent qualifications and have experience of working in community safety and substance misuse area.

Along with excellent written and oral communication skills, you will be able to analyse a wide range of information and also exercise a high level of initiative and use discretion and judgement when dealing with confidential matters. You will have experience of managing projects and partnership working and have a proven ability to create and maintain effective working relationships.

For more information view the Community Safety web pages: or contact Helen Turner for an informal discussion, on 01983 823150 ext 6163.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.