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Social Care and Education Applications Team Leader

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/819/15507
  • Published: Thu 08/07/2021, 8:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 18/08/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £45,734 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Reigate

The starting salary for this role is £45,734 per annum for a 36 hour working week.

The Social Care and Education Support team provides specialist support for mission critical applications used across Surrey County Council (SCC). The team is part of the wider Enterprise Applications Portfolio which supports and delivers complex applications across Surrey County Council, East Sussex County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council.

The Social Care and Education Support team's main function is to implement, manage and support a varied applications portfolio used across SCC services. The team consists of a Team Leader, 8 Senior Application Specialists, 4 Application Specialists and 5 Customer Support Specialists.

Our goal is to maintain a Centre of Excellence and Best Practice in Applications Service Delivery by improving the support of current applications and associated integrated technologies.

In this role you will develop, manage and co-ordinate the critical activities of the assigned applications portfolio, focussing on management and technical service delivery.

You will provide day to day support for tactical applications along with implementing and transitioning to new technical solutions.

You will adopt best practice in application operations and exploit new technologies, including 3rd party supplier management.

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • An in-depth technical knowledge/experience of tactical applications which underpin front line Social Care and Education service delivery
  • Knowledge/experience of Local Authority Services and practises
  • Analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of IT service management (ITIL framework)
  • Good knowledge and understanding of databases e.g. SQL 2019 Server
  • Knowledge of delivering Citrix based applications and Microsoft AD

Leadership Skills/Competencies:

  • Experience in a relevant supporting role for an organisation of a similar size and complexity as the Orbis partnership
  • Experience of leading on projects
  • Experience of leading teams

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow. 

For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.

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Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 18/08/2021 with interviews to follow.

This is a fixed-term contract until 31st October 2022.

If this is something you would be interested in being a part of then, please click on the 'Apply online' button below.

We look forward to receiving your application which should include your tailored personal statement (no more than two sides of A4 please).

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Andrew Fisher, Business, Education & Social Care Applications Manager by e-mail andrew.fisher@surreycc.gov.uk

Benefits

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/819/15507
  • Published: Thu 08/07/2021, 8:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 18/08/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £45,734 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Reigate

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