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Project Support Officer

Employer
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Location
Sandwell, West Midlands
Salary
£30,451 - £34,728 per annum
Closing date
1 Feb 2022

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Sector
Corporate Services, Administration, Finance
Contract Type
Contract
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This post is fixed-term for 12 months due to project work

A Project Support Officer is required for a 12-month fixed term contract to assist the Financial Services Manager and the Project Managers by providing project support to Adult Social Care in the delivery of projects and services which will include Direct Payments and Appointeeship.

The post holder will be required to:

  • produce accurate and time critical documents, including spreadsheets, reports, operational procedures and correspondence using relevant IT skills as required.
  • Undertake research and analyse best practice and existing procedures for the relevant services documenting and assisting to identify new ways of working in an efficient and effective way.
  • Assist with research of literature and review with a view to revising and implementing improved practice.

Applicants should possess an in-depth understanding of legislation, guidance and the underlying concepts and principles relating to the service area. A minimum 1-year experience of working in a project management or redesign environment is required. Experience in project working and delivering project redesign is essential. You must be educated to degree level in a relevant subject or relevant practical experience along with a qualification at Level 4. An understanding of Direct Payments would be advantageous.

You will also be required to undertake a Basic Disclosure Check.

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

Hours

37 hours per week

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to: hr_resourcing@sandwell.gov.uk

Supporting documents
Job Description
Information for applicants
Personnel Specification

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