Service Manager – Place and Wellbeing

01 October 2020


Salary £51,555 - £54,615 per annum.

(There will be an opportunity for the successful applicant to apply for an upgrade to an Assistant Director role after one year’s service – salary up to £60,934)

Job Overview:

Do you have experience of working in fast past environment with a background in Place and Regeneration, Health and Wellbeing Inc. Leisure or Community Safety and are looking to take the next step in your career?

Ashfield District Council is looking for their next Service Manager, Place and Wellbeing if you are the right candidate you could progress to Assistant Director in a year.

The post holder will provide strategic leadership and management to the Place and Wellbeing section, ensuring the implementation of the Council’s aims and objectives within the range of services, events and initiatives delivered by the section.

The Council is looking for a leader with the ability to think and act strategically; and maintaining a strong relationship with Council Members.  The role is varied and cuts across a number of themes leads within the Councils corporate plan.

With experience in project and programme management the post holder would also be responsible for leading and delivery of the Leisure Transformation Programme, including the building of a new 15.5millon Leisure Centre and delivering the Towns and Future High Street funding.

To apply, please submit your CV and a supporting statement via email to:

Please note your supporting statement must clearly demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria for this post.

Closing date – 25th October 2020
On-line testing – 30th October to 3rd November 2020
Assessment Centre – week commencing 9th November 2020

For more information on this post please contact: 
Theresa Hodgkinson, Director of Place and Wellbeing (07917 245875)

Canvassing of Members of the Council (directly or indirectly) for any appointment shall disqualify the candidate for that appointment. Applicants should disclose if they are related to a Member or Officer of the Authority.

Ashfield District Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the Community.

Please note this post is politically restricted under the Local Government (Politically Restricted Posts) (No. 2) Regulations 1990.