Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.
We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.
An opportunity has arisen in the Performance and Improvement Team within Children's Services for a Fixed Term Principal Officer to help drive change and transformation across the directorate and wider partnership landscape.
In this role you will be responsible for:
Supporting the development of Wirral's Partnership for Children Young People and Families
Providing project support for the sub-groups which sit under the Partnership including the Prevention Steering Group and Trauma Informed Practice Group
Helping to develop the Children and Young People's Plan for Wirral
Assisting in supporting and driving other key projects across the directorate where this is required
Assisting in writing business cases and bids on behalf of the directorate and bringing successful applications to life
Bringing new and fresh ideas to the surface and promoting initiatives to different stakeholders
We are looking for someone with experience of working to design and deliver continuous improvement activity, able to work on their own initiative and build constructive relationships with a range of different stakeholders.
You should be able to manage and support projects, ensuring they reach key milestones and produce relevant business intelligence products for senior managers and stakeholders.
Above all you will be looking to help #bethedifference for children, young people and families.
For more information please contact Hannah Myers, Performance and Improvement Manager Mobile: 07786114735 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home. In future, the Council will be moving to a hybrid of working arrangements for many of our roles with a combination of homeworking, office and site working as required.
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The successful applicant must have the ability to converse with members of the public and provide advice in accurate, spoken English
Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.
It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council’s Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances
Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.
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