Solution Designer

Greenwich, London (Greater)
£36.711 - £39.774
21 Sep 2020
02 Oct 2020
Contract Type

Solution Designer (4 Posts) – Internal Secondment or Fixed Term Contract – 18-24 months

Royal Greenwich is proud to be a borough synonymous with first class modern services. A world heritage site, our communities are vibrant and diverse, and we pride ourselves on being a well-managed and well-run authority.

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 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

We are currently recruiting for 4 x Solution Designers

These roles will work with key stakeholder and subject matter experts to design an end to end customer journey and business processes (both “As Is” and “To Be”) across either Adults Social Care and/or Children’s Social care and Adults/Children Social Care Finance.

The post holder will document current customer journeys and business processes, identifying areas of improvements, working in collaboration with business leads and representatives to negotiate and agree “To Be” process to design a future proof target operating models as well as detailed business process to support it.

The post holder will work in a hybrid project arrangement where overall delivery plan will be based on waterfall (Prince2/PMP/APM) whereas day to day work allocation and delivery of key milestones will be managed using Agile (mainly Scrum).

The role will involve a wide range of skills, and knowledge and the ideal candidate will have good understanding of social care legislative and statutory requirements along with best practices (where applicable) as well as how to capture “current/As Is processes” ability to translate these into future proof target operating models and business processes as well as data sets within system constraints to help build a future proof solution for social care.

Suitable applicants will ideally have a relevant professional qualification.

Applicants are required to state clearly which of the roles they are applying for i.e. Children’s Social Care, Adults Social Care or Social Care Finance for Adults/Children.

For RBG employee applicants, this will be a Secondment.  If you are not an RBG employee, this will be a fixed term contract.

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.