Programme Support Officer

Greenwich, London (Greater)
£29.766 - £30.711
06 Aug 2020
12 Aug 2020
Job role
Support Worker
Contract Type

The Council is currently in the process of embarking on a major two stage programme to upgrade and replace the Case Management system used across both Adults and Children’s Social Care. The system is vital in supporting residents who receive care by ensuring that that a variety of professionals have access to accurate and effective records for that individual. It also allows us to analyse data about the levels and types of need across the borough.

Over the coming months as the programme develops we will be recruiting to a number of exciting opportunities across a wide variety of areas within the programme including:

  • Solution Design (Business Analysis)
  • Project Management
  • Solution Development
  • Testing
  • Training
  • Business Change & Communication
  • Integration & Interfaces

This role is a programme support officer which will assist the delivery of vital monitoring, control and governance work to ensure that the programme delivers effectively, on time and on budget. The role will sit within the core Project Management Office which have the main responsibility for driving the programme’s different work strands.

This will be an ideal opportunity for someone looking for an initial exposure to a programme and project environment as you will get the chance to work on project and programme planning, risk and issue management and communication and stakeholder engagement, all of which are key skills for all projects and programmes. As a result you will get the opportunity to undertake Prince2 Project Management Training at a minimum of foundation level within the first 6 months of starting the role (subject to business and project needs).

For further information about the vacancy please contact: Ian Tasker, Assistant Director, Change & Improvement:

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

This opportunity has recently been advertised as an opportunity for current RBG employees (internal only advertising). Applications received during the internal advertising period have been considered and processed. If you were interviewed for this position via an application to this job advertisement during the internal advertising period, any further application will not be shortlisted.

Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application. If you have a disability and are unable to meet some of the job requirements specifically because of your disability, please address this in your application. If you meet all the other criteria, you will be shortlisted and we will explore jointly with you if there are ways in which the job can be changed to enable you to meet the requirements.