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"Knowing that the work I do contributes towards improving the lives of Peterborough residents is a real driver for me. Work isn’t just about coming into the office to do the 9 to 5, it’s about wanting to make a real difference. The commitment of my colleagues in working to achieve that goal means there’s always support when you need it and a great team spirit."

Claire M, Children's Services

Access to Resources Assistant Officer

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 03/02/2020 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House, Peterborough
£21,589 - £24,799
Weekly Hours:
Vacancy ID:

Job details 

Closing date:
3 Feb

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

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.

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 pippa.hayward@peterborough.gov.uk

Date of Interview: To be confirmed

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