Vacancy Details

Organisational Development Officer

Surrey Heath Borough Council
£29,657 - £33,976 pro rata
Surrey Heath House, Camberley
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Part Time
Up to 24 hours hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
28/11/2021 at 23:55
Surrey Heath Borough Council

Fixed-Term Contract – initially up to one year (secondment considered)

Grade:                    5

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to help develop our workforce through a culture of learning, development and talent management.

Following the approval of a new and ambitious Five Year Strategy for Surrey Heath, we are increasing our focus on delivering a ‘Workforce for the Future’, and have introduced this new role to help us achieve this goal.

You will take the lead on a number of learning & development, organisational development and culture change projects; and implement an annual corporate training programme, including mandatory training and induction. Talent management is an important part of our approach and you will help run and grow a number of our initiatives including apprenticeships, internships, graduate trainees, management development and mentoring. 

The successful candidate will have the ability to work with colleagues effectively at all levels across the Council, successfully deliver across a range of change and learning projects and implement innovative and practical solutions. 

Benefits include minimum 24 days annual leave (pro-rata), Local Government Pension Scheme, and free parking.

We are happy to discuss secondment opportunities from partner organisations.

For an informal chat about the position please call Sarah Bainbridge, Organisational Development Manager on 01276 707263 or email

Closing date:       Sunday, 28th November 2021

Interview Date:    Wednesday, 8th December 2021


Equal Opportunities

Surrey Heath Borough Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please call 01276 707396 to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.


Please note:

All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.


For the best chance of successful application, please read the Job Description and Personal Specification fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. To reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. If you choose to submit your CV with your application form we request that you remove all your personal details before uploading your CV. This will ensure that Managers cannot see your personal details when completing their shortlist.  If you have not heard from the council within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of 6 months after the closing date.


If you have any further enquiries please email or telephone 01276 707396.


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Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed