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Head of Legal and Democratic Services

Head of Neighbourhood Services

At the Vale of Glamorgan Council, we are committed to fostering a culture that embodies our core values of Open, Together, Ambitious, and Proud. We are on a mission to evolve and enhance the way we serve our diverse community, ensuring that the services our residents need continue to be provided ensuring an equitable and prosperous environment for all our residents.


About the role


  • Role profile

    As the Head of Neighbourhood Services at Vale of Glamorgan Council, you will play a pivotal role in leading the delivery of a core group of essential frontline services that directly impact the quality of life for residents. With a focus on waste management, highways, traffic management, leisure services, parks and recreation, and more, you will oversee the strategic direction and continued transformation of these vital functions whilst at the same time ensuring operational efficiency and continuous improvement. 


    Grade: Head of Service 

    Location: Alps Depot, Wenvoe and Remote Working 

  • What we're looking for

    Your responsibilities will include providing strong leadership to teams, ensuring compliance with legislative requirements, and fostering collaborative partnerships with stakeholders to achieve shared objectives. Additionally, you will drive forward the Council's transformation agenda, leveraging innovation and best practices to enhance service delivery and meet the evolving needs of the community.


    This role offers an exciting opportunity to make a tangible difference to the lives of residents, while contributing to the overall success and sustainability of the Vale of Glamorgan Council. If you are a dynamic leader with a passion for service excellence and a commitment to driving positive change, read on and we would love to discuss in further detail how you could help us in shaping the future of neighbourhood services in our community

  • Working with us

    Welcome to the Vale of Glamorgan Council, a place where you can experience the perfect blend of a fulfilling work-life balance and a vibrant community. At the Vale of Glamorgan Council, we offer a rewarding work environment that aligns with our vision, culture, and values, while the county itself provides a backdrop of natural beauty, cultural heritage, and a profound feeling of belonging.


    Nestled along the stunning coastline of South Wales, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a unique blend of natural beauty, rich heritage, and vibrant communities. From the picturesque countryside to the bustling town centres, this region boasts an unparalleled quality of life and a strong sense of community spirit.


    Our success as one of Wales’s top-performing local authorities is underpinned by our dedication to innovation and transformation. We embrace resourcefulness and collaboration to address the diverse needs and concerns of our communities.


    As the Head of Neighbourhood Services at Vale of Glamorgan Council, you'll have the opportunity to work in one of the most desirable areas in the UK, renowned for its stunning landscapes, historic landmarks, and diverse leisure opportunities. With miles of pristine beaches, a vast array of flagship parks and recreation grounds, and a thriving cultural scene, the Vale of Glamorgan provides the perfect backdrop for delivering high-quality neighbourhood services that enhance the well-being and happiness of our residents.


    As a public body, we take the long-term impact of our decisions seriously. We constantly consider how our actions will shape the future, ensuring the well-being of future generations. Our Well-being Objectives harmoniously complement one another, creating a synergy that propels us toward a brighter, more prosperous future for all.


    Join us in our commitment to creating a cleaner, greener, and more vibrant community for generations to come. With our values of being open, together, ambitious and proud at the heart of everything we do, there has never been a better time to be part of the transformational journey taking place in the Vale of Glamorgan. 


    Explore the benefits of working for the Council


How to apply

If you're ready to embark on a journey of innovation, collaboration, and impact, we want to hear from you.


Interviews will take place on 16 September 2024.


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