Head of Registration and Nationalities
Salary range: GBP55,200-GBP62,027 p.a. (Pro-rata)
Hours of work: 40 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations in Brent and Barnet
An exciting opportunity to shape our future
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent's diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
Taking a lead role in the strategic development of Brent's nationally recognised Registration and Nationality service, you will help to shape the future for this critical provision.
Brent was the first Local Authority in the country to pilot nationality and passport checking and is recognised as a national leader for these services. We are now looking to expand the range of services we provide and develop a business model that will support increased income generation alongside delivery of outstanding services to our customers.
This is an opportunity to head up a dynamic and innovative Registration and Nationality team and lead on the next phase of it development.
Commercially astute with an entrepreneurial flair and knowledge and experience of Registration and Nationality service that will enable you to lead on the development of this first class service, ensuring that opportunities for service expansion and income generation are maximised.
You will bring energy, enthusiasm and fresh skills and thinking that will modernise and drive the service forward to deliver first class customer service to our residents. Developing and fostering excellent relationships with our partners, stakeholders and key customers in accordance with the councils values is essential for success.
Extensive knowledge of the delivery of registration services in a challenging and busy environment with the drive and initiative to enthuse and inspire our registration service team is a key requirement for this role.
Closing Date: 17 April 2018 (23:59)
Assessment & Interview Date: w/c 23 April 2018
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with a disability as they are under represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.