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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 Officer

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 09/12/2019 23:59
Employment Location:
Sandmartin House, Peterborough
£27,905 - £31,371
Weekly Hours:
Vacancy ID:

Job details 

Closing date:
9 Dec

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] Officer working as part of our team at Sand Martin House, Peterborough.

The role requires a candidate that;
- Thrives on challenges
- Delivers on time
- Demonstrates exceptional negotiating skills
- Has excellent communication skills
- Challenges assumptions and offers alternatives
- Ensures value for money
- Represents the service at multi-agency meetings/panels
- Is efficient, effective and highly organised
- Manages 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 Officers are responsible for 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 richard.duffy@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Date of Interview: 12th December 2019

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