Project Officer - 2 Jobs

Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£27,741 - £30,451
19 Feb 2021
07 Mar 2021
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These jobs are temporary for up to 12 months to cover a project

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to join our Adults Transformation team, as a project officer. You will be working at the cutting edge of service design and systems implementation, bringing your experience and knowledge to help deliver our vision across our transformation programme.

Do you have an awareness and understanding of Kirklees Council’s vision for Adult Social Care?

Interested in a career in project management? Do you have an analytical mind, excellent communication and organisational skills? A willingness to learn about managing projects in a public sector environment? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

Maybe you don’t think you have all the right experience to apply for such a job. Ideally you will have some experience of project management, or you would be willing to learn and apply project management principles in this role. Flexibility and the ability to grasp new concepts are key. If you’re quick to learn, we can get you up to speed on the areas of work.

Post 1: Project Officer (Adults Demand and Capacity Programme)

You will be working on our demand and capacity programme that will enable us to have a well informed and intelligence driven approach to understanding whether the right people, with the right skills, are doing the right things; which will support better decision making around service changes.

The programme has been developed to ensure that resources are used in the best possible way in order to ensure the provision of high quality services and to achieve better outcomes for people with care and support needs and their carers.

Post 2: Project Officer (New Adults Integrated Case Management System)

You will be working with the Adults Transformation project team to procure a new Adult Social Care case management system.

The current system is now obsolete and often difficult to navigate. The procurement of a new case management system is critical to enabling us to improve our internal processes and procedures whilst also improving the experiences of people that come into contact with us and use our services. 

` Our offer to you: 

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Ongoing Training and Career development
  • Excellent pension scheme

 For further information about the roles, please contact Sharon Cockroft or Clare O’Regan.

 In order to be shortlisted for this job please demonstrate how you meet the shortlisting criteria as detailed on the attached Job Profile.

Closing date  

07 March 2021, 11:55 PM

To apply for this job as a secondment you must be a substantive employee of the Council with over 6 months continuous service and have successfully completed your probation period.  

Applications for secondments will only be accepted if approved by your manager, you will be asked to confirm on your application form that you have the relevant permission.  

If you are refused permission to apply for a secondment please contact HR Recruitment to register the refusal.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Important Information

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