Project Officer - Demand & Capacity

4 days left

Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£27,741 - £30,451
01 Apr 2021
18 Apr 2021
Job role
Contract Type

This job is 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, 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.

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

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

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

  • 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  

18 April 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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