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Hello and thank you for taking the time to find out more about our current vacancies at Tandridge District Council.

We are a small but ambitious Council with big challenges ahead and these roles are crucial in helping us meet those challenges. 

We now have a number of positions that we need to fill across the organisation. Detail of these roles can be accessed through the links provided.

We are looking for creative, enthusiastic and dynamic candidates who thrive on working in a fast pace and changing environment. You should be passionate about internal and external customer service to help us engage with our residents, businesses, staff and other stakeholders.

In return we’ll offer you a lively and supportive, flexible environment with lots of opportunities to progress in your career.

If all this resonates with you and sounds like the kind of challenge that will get you out of bed in the morning, we look forward to hearing from you. 

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and dedicated person to fill a temporary role of Interim Executive Head of Corporate Resources.  The ideal candidate will have experience of working at a senior level with experience in the areas listed below, or someone who can demonstrate they are ready to take the next step into an Executive Team role.  The position is temporary for a minimum of 3 months with an option to extend and a secondment from another Local Authority or other Public-Sector partner organisation would also be considered.

The successful candidate must have managed multi-disciplinary teams, be highly motivated and skilled at motivating others to ensure the Council provides a high-quality service to its’ residents.  

As a member of the Executive Team, the Interim Executive Head of Corporate Resources will also contribute toward the wider governance, leadership and direction of the Council and provide strategic and operational leadership to develop, implement and evolve the Council’s strategic priorities and to help shape Tandridge’s future.  The role is integral to the organisation achieving change in both culture and modernising services as well as responding to efficiency challenges.

As the Executive lead covering the HR function, MCIPD and HR experience is essential.  

As part of the role you will be accountable for the effective delivery of the following services as well as being responsible for associated budgets:

  • Human Resources
  • Communications
  • Customer Services
  • Democratic Services
  • IT
  • Business Improvement & Service Delivery
  • Wellbeing

The key objectives of the role include:

Effective strategic leadership, shaping and delivering the Council’s services, working with the Leader, committees and elected members, making effective strategic governance arrangements, community leadership and performance management.

 What the role would include:

  • Robust planning and management to support the delivery of the Council’s objectives
  • Ensuring the Council is statutorily compliant on all employment matters
  • Providing strategic oversight of people management and development, organisational development and change transition
  • Ensuring a modern, professional customer service
  • Leadership of service design and the development of business improvement
  • Ensuring an effective wellbeing service
  • Providing an excellent internal and external communications service to the council and community

The Ideal Candidate:

  • MCIPD Qualified/educated to degree level in a relevant discipline
  • Understanding of the changing role of local authorities and the challenges ahead
  • Strong audit, research, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication, negotiating and influencing skills
  • Project Management, leadership and team working skills
  • Proactive, authoritative and influential with highly developed relationship management and networking skills
  • Experience of transformation/change and leading on new ways of working and delivery of culture change in a complex organisation

Salary: £72,923

Hours: 37 hours per week.

Location: Oxted, Surrey

How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the role specification.

Please apply online.

Timetable for recruitment

Application closing date

22 November 2020


We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced driver to join our team as a Delivery Driver and Support Officer.

This role offers a great opportunity to work flexibly, managing your own workload while delivering a vital service for our residents as part of our recycling and refuse team.

What the job will involve

The jobholder will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out and managing the delivery and collection of bins and sacks in a safe, efficient and timely manner.
  • Logging all deliveries on our online system, so must be comfortable using a tablet.
  • Managing our stock of rubbish, recycling and garden waste bins and sacks.
  • The quality and cleanliness of our bins.
  • Carrying out minor repairs to bins, where required.
  • Ensuring our storage area is safe and clean.

What kind of person are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Be physically fit and happy working outdoors in all weathers.
  • Enjoy working as part of a team, while also being confident working alone and managing their own workload for most of the time.
  • Be able to communicate clearly with colleagues and managers.
  • Ideally have maintenance experience which will be useful when repairing any broken bins.

If you would like to find out more about this role, please contact Claire Cooney on Tuesdays to Fridays 01883 732982

Salary: £21,305 to £25,113

Hours: 37 hours per week.

Location: Warren Lane Depot, Surrey

How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the role specification.

Please apply online.

Timetable for recruitment

Application closing date

2 December 2020

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