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Synergy Coordinator

  • Employer: London Borough of Lewisham
  • Reference: CYP-18-094
  • Published: Tue 02/04/2019, 11:11 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 22/04/2019, 0:55 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week.
  • Salary: £41,601 - £43,503 pa (PO4)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Laurence House, Catford Rd, London

Job Ref: CYP-18-094

Job type: full-time 35 hours

Closing date: Sunday 21 April 2019

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £41,601 - £43,503 pa (PO4)

 

This is an exciting opportunity that will support the Access, Inclusion and Participation Service, within the Children and Young People (CYP) Directorate at Lewisham Council.

 

The role

 

The role provides the opportunity support the Councils’ obligations to ensure it fulfils its pupil data functions, for example School Admissions and Free School Meals.

 

The successful candidate would lead on the Council’s Synergy Improvement Plan, provide advice and expertise in relation to Synergy modules and work collaboratively to maximize the use and development of technology.

 

  • The role would also provide an opportunity:
  • To support the development, maintenance and support of users of the Synergy system across the Council  Directorates and maximise the use of   ICT in the service, in order to improve performance and safeguard children.
  • To lead on developing and promoting good/best practice within Lewisham business users.
  • To be responsible for the import of an extract  of the termly School Census data via the Performance Team and any weekly data collections from schools into the pupil database (Synergy).
  • To manage and resolve data quality issues arising from the imports into the Integrated Synergy database and related School Census issues.
  • To ensure that information flows timely and securely to enable services within the Directorates to manage workloads effectively.
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It would include the development and implementation of efficient ways to manage quality assurance, organise, store and analyse Synergy data with attention to accuracy, security and confidentiality, enabling the service to respond positively and effectively to local and national initiatives.

 

Location

 

Laurence House, Catford.

 

What we’re looking for


We are looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic person with a pro-active approach to work and detailed knowledge of:

 

  • Data quality and data management issues involved in managing data about children any young people.
  • Data administration and management functions (collection, analysis, distribution etc)
  • Structured query language (SQL)
  • Up-to-date knowledge of technology, including best practice use of the Synergy/Servelec pupil database.
  • Understanding of Children and Young Peoples Services within a local authority setting.
 
The successful candidate should also have significant experience in modern database and information system technologies, be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Access, Word etc.), in databases and spreadsheets with the ability to interrogate, extract and manage data within databases (SQL/Access) and proven experience as data manager and management systems.
 
To be successful you should have previous experience in a similar role and have excellent communication and organisational skills.
 
In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.
 
Salary details
 
£41,601 - £43,503 pa (PO4)
 
Further information
 
For an informal discussion, please contact Linda Fuller – Access and Inclusion Manager on 020 8314 6212 or linda.fuller@lewisham.gov.uk.
 
Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
 
We value diversity and welcome applications from all backgrounds.
 
The post is subject to a DBS.
 
For a full job description and person specification, and for further information about the recruitment process and to apply, please follow this link https://lewisham.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/synergy-coordinator-381
 
Closing date
 
Sunday 21 April 2019 at 11;59pm.
 
Interview Date: w/c 29 April 2019
 
The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.
  • Employer: London Borough of Lewisham
  • Reference: CYP-18-094
  • Published: Tue 02/04/2019, 11:11 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 22/04/2019, 0:55 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week.
  • Salary: £41,601 - £43,503 pa (PO4)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Laurence House, Catford Rd, London

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