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Systems Support and Development Manager.

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/10/2020 23:59
£37,890 - £41,881
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Executive / Managerial
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall

Job details 

Closing date:
26 Oct

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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

The Council

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.
For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Service
Children’s Services play a vital role in ensuring that residents in Northumberland are safe, well cared for, live well and learn. In order to support and develop these key services, it is essential to have well-maintained, modern and fit-for-purpose digital solutions. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced “systems person” to work closely with core team members within the service whilst being supported by a wider Information Services and Systems Team.

The role
Based in Children's Services, and working with colleagues in social care, education, and central I.T., the postholder will lead on the development of client information systems across the department. Providing direction to the work of the Systems Support service, he or she will enjoy a large amount of autonomy, with the scope to shape the role itself and the department’s strategy for developing its systems. As well as being a “systems person”, the attributes we are looking for are enthusiasm, a can-do attitude, with a sense of professional curiosity that helps turn ideas into reality.

We are offering:
- A salary of £37,890 (rising to £41,881)
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
- Flexible working arrangements
- Opportunities for continuous professional development

Essential requirements:
- Experience in the development and use of client information systems
- Working effectively with frontline staff and managers to support and guide their use of systems
- Flexibility and reliability with a planned and structured approach to project delivery

For full details, please refer to the attached job description.

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact Alan Hartwell on 07876131410 . Please note that this is a permanent position but applications on a secondment basis would be considered for the right applicant.

For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please see attached notes.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.

Closing date for applications will be midnight on 26th October 2020

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