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Policy Officer - Blackburn with Darwen

Job Title: Policy Officer - Blackburn with Darwen
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Blackburn
Salary: £70 - 85 per day
REF: BFHF147321B
Contact Name: Amber Debens
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Policy Officer - Blackburn with Darwen

Full Time – Contract

Pay: £85 a day  

Role Duties:

  • Establish and maintain purposeful strategic partnerships and effective working relations with external organisations and partner agencies in order to deliver integrated and collaborative services that meet the needs of the community and members.
  • Support the implementation of change to services to ensure best practice, adherence to statutory requirements/legislation. Engage appropriately with relevant change programmes contributing as necessary.
  • Ensure appropriate and meaningful information and specialist advice to enable Elected Members, Officers and other bodies to monitor performance against agreed standards and targets and progress towards achieving the Council’s strategic objectives.

Mandatory Training Requirements

  • A degree or equivalent qualification to evidence academic ability.
  • Political awareness and ability to work within a political environment, providing objective advice and guidance
  • Understanding of the impact of local government decision making on communities in Blackburn with Darwen
  • Understanding of the of national government decision making on local government
  • Strong communication skills with proven track record of writing speeches, briefings, communication materials and delivering presentations.
  • Experience of working with or within Local Government

For more information on this position, please get in contact with Billy –

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.