Do you have an eye for detail and a keenness for data analysis? Join our Performance Team to help the Children and Young People's department meet its objectives to improve outcomes for the most vulnerable children of Brent.
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our Children and Young People’s Performance Team. The post is maternity cover and will have a focus on supporting the Virtual School for Looked After Children. You will provide data analysis and trend information to support the work of the Children and Young People department
You will be passionate about using information and data to improve the lives of young people.
You will have exceptional analytical/problem solving skills with an enthusiasm and willingness to develop and learn new skills.
You will have a high level of curiosity to understand complex information and can present knowledge gained in a helpful way to inform strategic decision making. We are looking for someone with an aptitude for data analysis, with a keen eye for detail, can think outside of the box and wants to make a positive contribution to safeguarding children. If you are keen, willing to learn, and not afraid of a challenge, then please apply.
Closing Date: 25 October 2021 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on email@example.com. Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.