ART Assistant Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
01/02/2022 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House (Hybrid)
£22,183 – £25,481
Weekly Hours:
Vacancy ID:
Closing date:
1 Feb
Further Information

Peterborough City Council's Commissioning Division is looking to recruit an Access To Resources [ART] Assistant Officer working as part of our team at Sand Martin House, Peterborough, to cover maternity on a fixed contract.

The role requires a candidate that;
- Thrives on challenges
- Delivers on time
- Can negotiate with internal/external agencies
- Has excellent communication skill
- Is a creative thinker
- Ensures value for money
- Is efficient, effective and highly organised
- Able to manage competing demands in a pressurised environment
- Has an eye for detail and excellent IT skills.
- Enjoys working as part of a high functioning team, and above all, is child focused.

The ART Assistant Officer supports the ART Officer in the commissioning of individual child placements for children who are in care, as well as a range of other service provision in support of vulnerable children and their families. The role requires the right candidate to be able to demonstrate effective time management skills, and a good understanding of the legislative framework surrounding the delivery of care services to children on the edge of care, and those children that are in care.

We are looking for a highly motivated, conscientious and commercially aware officer to join our team, able to demonstrate their understanding of the job role and the importance of working across professional boundaries to secure the best service/placement options for our most vulnerable children and young people.

The attached job description and person specification detail all the requirements of the role, if you would like to discuss this further and in confidence, please contact

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire/Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.