Cultural Development Officer (Woodberry Down)

Job details

Salary - Grade
GBP £52,806 to £53,799 52806 - PO6
Contract Type
Fixed Term / Secondment
Contract Length
3 Years
Contracted Hours
Part Time - 18 hours per week
DBS Required
Chief Executive's
Communications, Culture and Engagement
Closing date

3 Year Fixed Term Contract / Secondment Opportunity

Part Time, 18 hours a week, Scale PO6 (£52806 – £53799 per annum, Pro Rata)

There is no better place to work in London than Hackney; we have great pride in our borough, our communities, and our services. Hackney is one of London’s most vibrant and diverse boroughs. It’s one of the most sought after areas to live in London with good schools, parks and local amenities, as well as great transport links and vibrant and diverse communities.

The Cultural Development Officer (Woodberry Down, Cultural Strategy) is a new role within the Cultural Development team and will be responsible for the development, implementation and delivery of the cultural strategy for Phase 4 of the Woodberry Down regeneration.

This is an exciting opportunity to design, lead and embed a cultural programme across a regeneration site of significant scale, working with engaged stakeholders and a rapidly changing and growing community of residents.

The aim of this role is to ensure that culture is central in bringing existing and newer communities of Woodberry Down together throughout the phased regeneration. We are looking for the history of the site is celebrated through relevant and meaningful cultural activity via the cultural strategy and reflects the needs of its stakeholders, ensuring that work is delivered via socially conscious and embedded practices.

The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.

When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience.

We will not accept applications where Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been used to assist with completing the competency questions or any part of the application form.

This application process replaces a supporting statement.

Closing date for applications: 17 September 2023

Interview date: W/C 02 October 2023

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive and Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

The Council has a dedicated employment support service (Hackney Works), which offers Hackney residents guidance in relation to applying for jobs. If you are thinking about applying for a job, please contact the Hackney Works team to find out what support is available.