Do you want to begin or step up your career in performance management working in an influential and challenging role?
Do you want to make a real difference to the performance of Medway Council and the lives of our children, young people and adults?
Do you want to support heads of service and senior managers?
Do you want to work with managers who are committed to your development?
Do you want to be part of a team that supports its members to achieve outstanding results, through a learning culture?
Specialising in Children’s Social care data the post holder will be heavily involved ongoing improvement journey of Children’s social care in the Council.
What we need:
Enthusiastic people with strong Microsoft Office skills. These should include advanced Excel skills.
Determined people who have a track record of delivering data quality and information governance.
Independent people who can innovate.
Team players who can show how they have supported colleagues to meet demands and challenges, especially in times of change.
Strong communicators who can advise and influence at all levels of local government.
A working knowledge of SQL, Power BI and statistical analysis is advantageous as is experience of Social Care data, Statutory Returns and or Education
The role is classed as Hybrid, combining working from home and some days based in our Chatham offices. Applications are welcomed form non Medway based candidates.
In return we offer you:
- Generous annual leave entitlement
- Generous local government pension scheme package
- Access to wider training and development qualifications
- Flexible working scheme
- Travel plan discounts
- Car Benefit Scheme from Tusker
- Access to CAREFIRST advice & counselling service
- Employee discount scheme for national and local retailers
- The Government has introduced new ways of supporting parents with childcare costs. Further details are available here: - https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/
Medway is a unitary authority in the South East of England, made up of the towns of Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Rainham and more rural areas, including the Hoo Peninsula.
Situated in Kent in the South-East of England, the area has plenty of green spaces, excellent facilities and easy access to the national motorway and rail networks, facilitating superb transport links to London.
We provide all local Government services for a quarter of a million people, looking after education, environment, social care, housing, planning, business and much more - everything from frontline services such as rubbish collection and events like the Dickens Festival to work that goes on behind the scenes to ensure services in Medway run smoothly and cost effectively.
Working at Medway Council means that you get to be part of this journey working alongside talented, professional colleagues to drive forward change to transform the lives of our residents and the communities they live in.
If you would like to have an informal discussion with the recruiting manager, please e-mail Daniel Harper on Daniel.firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants must be able to demonstrate all essential requirements as listed in the job profile
Equal Opportunities Commitment Statement
Medway Council is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All appropriately qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, family commitments, sexual orientation, age, HIV status, religious or political beliefs, social class or trade union activity or irrelevant spent conviction.
For further information please refer to the Medway information pack available as a download or to view online
Please be advised that if you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted. All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email.
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We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.