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Activity Leader

Employer: Oxford City Council

  • Reference: 001150
  • Published on: Fri 02/06/2017 15:45 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 25/06/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time, Temporary
  • Hours: Casual hours. As and when required.
  • Salary: G4: £21,137 with possible progression to £22,469 per annum – (£10.96 per hour, plus holiday pay)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Oxfordshire

The role

The Youth Ambition Team delivers an award winning programme and is part of the Community Services area of Oxford City Council. The work of the team links into the Council’s Youth Ambition Strategy and corporate goal of creating stronger, more active communities.

The Youth Ambition Team’s aim is to build supportive relationships with disadvantaged young people to help them succeed in their lives. In support of this we are looking to recruit Activity Leaders, to work with young disadvantaged people aged 11 to 19 (or up to the age of 25 if they have physical or learning difficulties) in youth clubs, holiday schemes and multi-sports sessions.

About us

Oxford City Council prides itself on delivering high quality, cost effective public services. Oxford is a world class city and the Council has high aspirations for its services and employees. We are a multi award winning Council and in 2015 we secured Champion IiP status along with Overall IiP Employer of the Year 2015, demonstrating our commitment to our employees and their wellbeing. We also scooped the Association of Public Sector Excellence Council of the Year award in 2015 and the Municipal Journal Best Achieving Council prize in 2014.

With over 1,200 staff dedicated to delivering the best service possible to our communities now is a truly exciting time to be working in Local Government. We are all about going above and beyond to improve outcomes for local people, and you might be surprised at the range and quality of services we provide.

We offer a great range of benefits which include generous holiday from 28 days per year plus bank holidays, Local Government defined benefit pension scheme, subsidised leisure membership, discounted travel and the ability to work flexibly in many of our roles. We offer well defined opportunities through our learning and development programme. We also support our staff through the employee wellbeing programme with a range of services including resilience training, an employee assistance programme and support via our dedicated occupational health service.

How to apply

More information is available on the role profile document. Please read this document to ensure that you meet our requirements. More information about working for the Council, our values and vision, is available on our web site.

Applications should be made via our online application system (no CVs please).

For further information and how to apply online, please visit www.oxford.gov.uk

If you are unable to access our website please call 01865 252848.

Note: For roles that require a DBS Certificate (Enhanced and or Barred List check), candidates are required to supply their complete work history. Please ensure you explain any gaps in your work history.

Closing Date: 21 June 2017

Late applications will not be processed

Interview Date(s): 04 July 2017

For an informal discussion about the post please contact, Craig Morbey - Youth Ambition Manager on 01865 529308 or 07483010757 or email

We want our workforce to reflect the diversity of the community we serve so we welcome applicants from all communities. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for any vacancies.

Oxford City Council is not currently licensed as a sponsor and cannot employ migrant workers outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland under the Point Based System rules, issued by the UK Border Agency.

How To Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

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