Programme Officer

1
6 December 2020
Fixed Term
Full Time
12 months
Home-working / County Hall, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QP
Children, Families & Cultural Services
15 December 2020
£32,234 - £36,922 per annum

We are looking for a dynamic Programme Officer to support the delivery of key transformational and service improvement projects within Children and Family Services.

You will be supporting the delivery of key service improvement projects, in line with emerging priorities across the service. This will include the Kinship Care Review, which is seeking to strengthen our approach to ‘friends and family’ care when a child is unable to remain safely with their birth parents.

You will have experience of working successfully on change projects within a fast paced environment, experience working within the social care arena and will have strong planning, interpersonal and communication skills. An ability to analyse, understand and interpret complex issues is important, as is the ability to build strong working relationships. An ability to manage stakeholder relationships and evidence strong partnership working is also desirable.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic individual with the ability to work collaboratively within a small team.

Please note that this role is currently undergoing job evaluation. The salary may therefore be subject to change.

If you like to discuss this opportunity you can contact Natasha Wrzesinski, Service Improvement Project Manager, by e-mailing natasha.wrzesinski@nottscc.gov.uk.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

If you have previously started an application form for this vacancy, please login and select “Your applications” by clicking on the dropdown at the side of your username, then select the relevant vacancy to continue with your application.