Job Title: Community Rail Partnership Officer

Place of Work: Swanage Railway
Location of Work: Isle of Purbeck area
Salary: 23,111 per annum (pro rata salary of 11,555). Fixed term three year contract.

The position is offered as: Part-time  Permanent

Details of Hours / Contract Length: Part time, 18.5 hours per week with potential to increase.

Description of Vacancy:
A motivated and competent person is required for this interesting, challenging and exciting role.

Purbeck Community Rail Partnership is an alliance between Dorset County Council, the Swanage Railway, South Western Railway, Purbeck District Council, Network Rail, Borough of Poole Council, Perenco and Swanage Town Council.

The Partnership has been working since 1997 to re-establish a regular passenger rail service between Swanage and Wareham and it aims to connect the community with its railway, enhance station environments and promote public transport.

The Community Rail Partnership Officer will perform a leading role in delivering the objectives and plans agreed by the Purbeck Community Rail Partnership. The aim is to increase and improve, through community involvement and engagement, the use and development of rail in southern Dorset.
We require a highly driven person with excellent management and communication skills, a proven track record in a small complex organisation with geographically dispersed staff and partners, experience of community engagement, grant applications and public transport.

In return we offer a flexible working environment, a train travel pass on valid South Western Railway and Swanage Railway services for duty purposes, a small but dedicated team atmosphere and a holiday allowance. The post is based at Swanage Railway with attendance at other relevant locations to be agreed as required.

Some evening and weekend work will be required. We are happy to discuss flexible working hours.

To apply for the above vacancy please find below the contact details - please do not apply to Bournemouth Council for Voluntary Services

Contact Details:

Application is by completed application form only. Closing date for applications is 12:00 on 22nd October 2018 and interviews will be held on 30th October 2018 at the Purbeck District Council offices, Westport House. Wareham.

Closing Date: 22/10/2018