Behavioural Science Specialists

Job Title: Behavioural Science Specialists
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage
Salary: £42,683 pa progressing to £45,591
Job Published: May 20, 2019 11:34

Job Description

Location: Stevenage

Salary Range: £42,683 pa progressing to £45,591 pa (pro rata for part-time)

Hours: Full Time Hours with Part Time/Job Share Considered

Contract: 12 Months Fixed Term/Secondment Contract (intially with possibile extension to 2 years)

Job Number: HCC12327

Job Duties:

Hertfordshire has a strong reputation for delivering on behalf of our residents. We are a great place to work and live.

We are looking for behavioural science specialists who will apply a high level of knowledge and skill to make Hertfordshire County Council a leader in using behavioural sciences across our business, for the benefit of our residents.

From behavioural insights on recycling, to behaviour change for vulnerable young people and adults, we are looking for individuals who can help us and our residents thrive and be safer, healthier and more sustainable. The post holders will undertake and deliver the specialist / technical elements of embedding behavioural science on a range of organisation wide projects in line with the Council’s objectives and priorities, using a project management approach.

Based in the County’s Public Health Service, you will be part of an innovative team working across the Council and its many partners to enhance work streams, systems, and outcomes.

Please read the job description for details of qualifications acceptable for this role. What is essential is significant experience of using behavioural science approaches.  A supporting statement of how candidates meet the job specification is required for all applications. Applications not including this will not be considered.

Closing date: 3 June 2019

Interview date: 19 & 21 June 2019

For an informal discussion, contact: Michelle Constable on 01438 845922.

Application Information

How to Apply:

Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application may be rejected.

PLEASE NOTE: All questions marked with a * are mandatory questions and must be answered - you will not be able to submit your application until all mandatory questions have been answered. For further guidance on how to apply: Click Here

PLEASE NOTE: This is a Fixed Term or Secondment vacancy. If you work for HCC or any other Local Authority and would like to be considered as a Secondment contract, please ensure you complete the attached Secondment Form as part of your application. If you do not, your application will be considered as a Fixed Term Contract only.

Additional Information

Benefits of Working for HCC:

  • Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
  • Excellent Career Development
  • Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
  • Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
  • Shopping Discounts
  • Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes

Disability Confident:

“We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post”

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