Neighbourhood Warden (Town Centre)

  • Reference: Stevenage Borough Council
  • Application closing date: 25 Jan 2019 17:00

Job Description

Are you passionate about making a difference in local communities?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Community Development team for a Neighbourhood Warden to join us with a specific geographical focus on Stevenage Town Centre.

You will play a key role in the improvement of residents’ quality of life in Stevenage and will contribute to developing a co-operative, sustainable and more socially cohesive community. As our town centre warden, you will contribute towards planned and targeted approaches to ensure residents, businesses and visitors have a great experience in our town, working in partnership with a range of internal and external partners to achieve success.

You will also carry the lead responsibility for our ‘resident inspectors’ work, ensuring local residents access to inspection responsibilities in a range of areas

Candidate Requirements

To be successful in this role you will have been educated to a good standard including GCSE’s C grade or above, and have proven experience of working within local communities, preferably in a role with community engagement responsibilities.

You will be able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team, deal calmly and confidently with emotional situations and have the ability to understand the needs and perceptions of residents.

A full UK driving licence (with access to own vehicle) is desirable.

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Hours: 37
  • Pay: £25,463 - £28,895 Annually

Additional Information

What we can offer you:

The Council can offer you a competitive salary and pension scheme with generous employer contribution rates. We support a healthy work-life balance for our staff; providing flexible working, and a range of family friendly policies including maternity, parental, adoption and paternity leave entitlements. There is a minimum holiday entitlement of 24 days per year in addition to statutory and public holidays. Additional employee benefits include: discounted gym and leisure centre membership, access to an Employee Assistance Programme, optional membership to an employee discount scheme (CSSC) and travel discounts through SmartGoStevenage. Other transport benefits include access to electric pool cars, bicycles and e-bikes for business use and purchase of bikes through CycleScheme.

Stevenage Borough Council is committed to Equal Opportunities for All. For further information please visit our website.


All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Clearance.

How to Apply

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Jane Konopka, Co-operative Neighbourhood Manager on 01438 242558.

For an application pack and to apply online, please visit www.stevenage.gov.uk/vacancies Please quote the correct post reference number when applying.

Post Reference Number: 000553

Please note that Stevenage Borough Council cannot accept CV’s, all applications must be made on the Council’s standard application form which can be found at the above link.