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Community Rail Partnership Officer



Rochdale Council

Job ref:      RO-51908                                 

Location:  Number One Riverside, Smith Street, Rochdale, OL16 1XU                       

Salary: £29,577 to £32,910 per annum, pro rata

Grade: 7                             

Working Hours:  18 hours 30 minutes per week

Contract Type:  Temporary until 31st March 2023                              

Closing Date:     31st October 2021

Interview Date: 8th November 2021

Interview Type: In Person


The Calder Valley Line Community Rail Partnership is a new organisation which aims to work with local communities to promote rail travel.


We are looking for a self-motivated individual with excellent interpersonal skills to help connect communities in Calderdale and Rochdale with their railway.


In this exciting role, you will work with stakeholders along the line to build a community rail partnership.


You will lead the development and delivery of an action plan to:


-  be a voice for local communities; arranging meetings, responding to transport consultations, managing projects along the line

- promote sustainable and healthy travel

- support diversity and inclusion; engaging with a wide range of community groups and organisations

- contribute to regeneration in Calderdale and Rochdale Boroughs

- draft and submit funding bids

- develop marketing and promotional materials.


You have the option to be home-based with requirements to attend meetings and visit projects in Calderdale and Rochdale. Some evening and weekend work will be required.


This post is currently temporary until 31 March 2023. It is intended that post will become self-financing and the contract will be extended subject to successful applications for funding available to CRPs.


More information about the Calder Valley Line CRP is available here.


For an informal discussion, please contact Dawn Sexton on 01706 924562.


Please click on the links below:


·         Job description and person specification

·         Privacy Notice


The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects staff to share this commitment.


Rochdale Borough Council is a great place to work. Please click here for information on Number One Riverside and the borough of Rochdale.


At Rochdale Borough Council we are committed to our Values and Behaviours.

·         Proud of the difference we make

·         Passionate about the diversities of the Borough

·         Pioneering and Open in our Approach


This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment.  This means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority; giving you access to our service-related benefits.

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working hours

part time

application deadline

11 59 pm

31st Oct 2021