Woodford Green, Essex
University of London (T/A Careers Group)
Salary: London Living Wage £10.55 per hour – £369.25 per week
Company: The London Borough of Waltham Forest
Job Family: Corporate Development
Location/Nearest tube: Walthamstow central station (Victoria line), Woodstreet, Blackhorse Road
Term: Full time for 6-month fixed term contract
Salary: London Living Wage
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Deadline: University of London will be shortlisting immediately.
To Apply: Please see application process at the bottom. Any applications made to Waltham Forest directly will not be considered in their recruitment process
London Living Wage employer, Waltham Forest Council is looking for a bright and ambitious intern to work in its exciting policy team. They will be responsible for developing council-wide policy and providing support to our newly formed Strategic Innovation Unit which is focused on four urgent areas for action: violent crime, communities, climate change and poverty.
Are you the ideal person to fulfil one of the following roles in this pivotal team?
Waltham Forest is an ambitious Borough, recently name by the MJ as their Local Authority of the Year. Driven by culture and the innate creativity of our residents, we have developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council. As London’s first Borough of Culture we are creating more opportunities to empower our residents and boost their life chances.
The policy team and new Strategic Innovation Unit is highly influential in developing a range of policies and strategies that will have a lasting and positive impact on our communities and the serious issues of violent crime, climate change and poverty.
To provide effective support to project and programme delivery within Policy Design and Strategic Innovation Unit, providing processes and quality assurance over project progress reporting, including risk and issue management.
Based in vibrant Walthamstow the intern will play vital roles in the delivery of innovative change. Working with services across the council, the unit aims to enable a genuine cross-departmental and multi-disciplinary approach to each issue, leading to insightful and impactful interventions.
Key tasks will include:
The successful candidates will be great team players, communicators and relationship builders. They’ll have a “can-do” attitude, be extremely well organised and have a keen interest in local government policy.
Please note this is an entry-level position.
The recruitment for this position is fully managed by CoSector University of London, Internships team therefore, if you have any problems with applying or questions regarding the placement, Waltham Forest ask that you contact the University of London Internships team directly. Any candidates that contact Waltham Forest directly will be missed in the application process.