Project Officer - Children's Services Improvement
It’s an exciting time to join Children’s Services in Medway!
Help us make a difference.
In Medway we are committed to driving continuous improvement in our services for children. Our vision is to keep children and families at the heart of everything we do. Our ambition for our children is for Medway to be a great place to grow up, where children and young people are supported to be happy, thrive, and to do well in life.
We are seeking a Project Officer to join our Children’s Services team to support the children’s improvement programme. The post holder will be responsible for the provision of wide-ranging professional project and administrative support, working closely with the Director, Assistant Director, Heads of Service and the Children’s Services Improvement Manager.
So, if you:
- Understand and are committed to working with others to get better services for children
- Have a passion for quality
- Enjoy variety and a fast pace
- Have experience of and understand the issues facing children’s services
Or you want to know more get in touch with Sue Brunton Reed on 07966 277964 or email email@example.com
You will be educated to GCSE level 5 or equivalent in English and Maths and hold a BTEC in Business Studies, Public Administration or other recognised Business Management qualification.
You will be experienced in supporting project planning and delivery to drive service improvement and strategic planning.
You will be experienced in working with and supporting senior managers at a strategic level.
You will be well organised, with high level co-ordination skills.
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
- Access to CAREFIRST advice & counselling service
- Employee discount scheme for national and local retailers
- Assisted car purchase scheme
Please click on the ‘Apply Online’ button at the bottom of this advert to complete your application.
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 race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age
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