Data and High Needs Funding Support Officer

Location
England, Essex, Chelmsford
Salary
Up to £23138 per annum
Posted
17 Dec 2020
Closes
14 Jan 2021
Ref
req404
Job role
Operative
Contract Type
Full time

Childrens and Families is recognised as a service in which children and young people with disabilities can develop and prosper, with a culture of collaboration, integrity and compassion; promoting the development and wellbeing of children, young people and their families. Working together with partners, delivering a range of early help, family support and effective interventions which build resilience, remove barriers and enable children and young people to look forward to a brighter future.

To fill this role we are looking for a person who is motivated, committed and has an eye for detail.

The Data and High Needs Funding Support Officer is primarily responsible for two key areas of work:

  • the day to day administration of the Post 16 High Needs funding budget.
  • to support monthly social care practice forums.

Key requirements of this position include:

  • Educated to Level 2 (GCSE) with a sound knowledge of working with different systems and processes within a business environment.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office (specifically Microsoft Excel) is essential as is the ability to learn new systems. Ability to type quickly and accurately to record decisions within meetings and forums.
  • Good knowledge of working with databases and data sets, demonstrating accuracy and efficiency.
  • The role requires attention to detail with the ability to compile and work with statistics to produce accurate reports.
  • Strong communication skills with proven ability to translate information/data in a clear way, to a wide range of audiences.
  • Ability to develop tools that will have a focus on results, supporting behaviour and forging strong links with individuals and teams to support operational targets.

The role will require you travel to other ECC offices and/or providers so a driving licence and car is required.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Educated to Level 2 (GCSE) with a sound knowledge of working with different systems and processes within a business environment.
  • Ability to record and review financial information within databases to support operational decision making.
  • Good knowledge of working with databases and data sets, demonstrating accuracy and efficiency.
  • Undertaking basic analysis to identify errors quickly and offer speedy and customer focussed solutions.
  • The role requires attention to detail with the ability to compile and work with statistics to produce accurate reports.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office (specifically Microsoft Excel) is essential as is the ability to learn new systems. Ability to type quickly and accurately to record decisions within meetings and forums.
  • Strong communication skills with proven ability to translate information/data in a clear way, to a wide range of audiences.
  • Ability to develop tools that will have a focus on results, supporting behaviour and forging strong links with individuals and teams to support operational targets.