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Governance Support Officer (Temporary maternity cover)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/05/2020 12:00
£25,295 - £26,317 per annum
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Hours per week:
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
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Employment Location:
Reed Marsh House, Redcar

Job details 

Closing date:
31 May

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

The Adults & Communities Directorate consists of three strands, Adult Social Care, Community Development, and Public Health. Our aims are to continue to provide essential and highly valued services and to build capacity to enable local communities to make lasting change, improve quality of life and prosperity. As a directorate we lead on developing a culture of co-operation and co-production, respecting and nurturing the skills and talents of local people and enabling them to fulfil their potential.

We are currently seeking to recruit a Governance Support Officer for our Mental Health teams in the Borough. The Mental Health teams are managed by experienced Mental Health Social Workers who are also Approved Mental Health Professionals. In addition, there is an AMHP service which is led by a Professional AMHP Lead responsible for strengthening the management support to the Council’s AMHP service.

You should have significant experience in an administrative role, developing and managing office systems. You should have extensive knowledge of working with Microsoft Office software, Excel, database, email etc. Prior experience of Local Authority and Health systems would be desirable. The ability to communicate at all levels is paramount to this post.

The post holder will interact on a regular basis with vulnerable adults, their families, carers and other professionals involved in their care. In addition, the post holder will have some supervisory responsibility for our Business Support Officer and Administrative Apprentice. See attached draft job description for further details of role and responsibilities (draft pending job evaluation).

The council holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

Internal candidates wishing to be considered for secondment will require their line managers agreement.

For informal enquiries, please contact Janice Collins, Team Manager on 01642 777411.

The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure & barring service check (DBS) will be sought.

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