Starting Salary £27,041 rising to £27,741 pro rata – starting at £14.05 per hour (pay award pending).

(Fixed term contract until March 2024)

10 Hours per week

 The Council has been successful in securing a grant from Historic England as part of the High Street Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) regeneration scheme in order to revitalise part of Dunstable’s historic high street.  Now in year 2 of the programme, the Council is now looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to assist in the delivery.

Dunstable Town Council is seeking to recruit a suitably experienced person with community engagement skills and an interest in local heritage to the post of High Street Heritage Action Zone Assistant. 

Your Rewards 

  • Competitive salary
  • Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Access to the DTC Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible Working

In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you have the chance to make Dunstable a better place to live, work and visit.

Your Role 

Dunstable Town Council is one of the largest town council’s in the country and one of only two town council’s in the country to have secured HSHAZ funding.

The post holder will assist the programme manager in the delivery of the programme, including community engagement and linking with Cultural Consortium.  Both aim to deliver a range of exciting community based projects that helps promote the important history of Dunstable’s high street.

Based at Grove House, the post holder will work in partnership with Historic England, cross department teams, the Cultural Consortium and other community groups and active individuals. 

About You

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and the ability to engage with other and support the development of community partnerships with a range of stakeholders.  

How to Apply 

If you think this is you, we would welcome your application. 

To apply for this position you will be required to complete the online application form found below or please telephone 01582 513000.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS – midnight on Sunday 8 August 2021 

Interviews will take place on week beginning Monday 16 August 2021

HSHAZ Assistant Job Description
Application Guidance Notes
Online Application Form