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Consultation and Engagement Assistant

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Are you a ‘people person’? Do you have a passion for advocating the views and experiences of children, young people and families?

Are you a great communicator who is looking to expand your skills and develop your experience in working with communities?

If yes, then The Voice Project’s vacancy for a Consultation and Engagement Assistant could be the perfect opportunity for you. 

Hear from Georgina , who works in the team  about what its like to work here! 


Main Responsibility

As a Consultation and Engagement Assistant you will:

  • support the Consultation & Engagement Co-ordinators in the delivery of high-quality and well planned consultation & engagement activity.
  • will help to provide various opportunities of consultation to people of all abilities, backgrounds and ages.
  • will be expected to assist and support the Co-ordinators in the preparation and delivery of all consultation and participation activities that take place across Staffordshire. Specifically, supporting the Co-Ordinators in the planning and execution of engagement events, facilitate small groups under the guidance of the Co-ordinators, as well as supporting the analysis and sharing of results.
  • will support The Voice Project’s existing and newly planned consultation activities.

The Ideal Candidate

You'll be:

  • a motivated team player, who knows how to achieve goals by working with others in a committed and driven approach.
  • approachable: will need the ability to engage & build relationships with children, young people, parents, carers and professionals. 
  • organised: you will required to be highly organised with both your work areas and time management.  
  • committed: you will need to be able to work effectively as part of the team to  improve outcomes for our children and families

You will be required to travel across some rural areas in Staffordshire and it will include regular evening work and occasional weekend working.

If you’d like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact:

The closing date for these vacancies may be brought forward if we receive a high number of applications. Therefore, if you are interested in applying, it is recommended that you complete your application well in advance of the closing date.


*Please note that the job description is currently part of a consultation process and may change as a result*.


About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too. 

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to Our rewards and benefits - Careers at Staffordshire

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Gold Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 

As you’ll know safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people/vulnerable adults is important to us and that’s why this position is subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. If applicable you should disclose details of unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

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