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Havering Social Work Vacancies

Vacancy Details

Commissioning and Programme Support Officer

London Borough of Havering
To be confirmed
Working Pattern:
Full Time
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
21/10/2021 at 15:40
London Borough of Havering
G4 £24258 - £26520- 1 Year Fixed Term Contract . 

The post holder will be responsible for providing effective and efficient administrative and programme support to the Commissioning Team. This will include supporting the team with programme reporting including collating reporting data and feeding this into monthly programme reports for senior management, ensuring Verto usage, continually reviewing processes, along with auditing the quality of reporting, and updating within Verto. The post holder will be expected to provide project support to commissioners including support with planning, maintaining risk and issues logs and supporting project meetings. Assisting the Senior Support Officer with recruitment, inducting and setting up new starters and Health and Safety.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in supporting project and programme managers with all aspects of project management. Experience in systems and Microsoft packages such as Teams, Excel and Verto is essential. Good communication skills and ability to negotiate and influence with a wide range of stakeholders.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact caroline.carey@havering.gov.uk 

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 22nd October 2021, however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

You will be notified if your application has been successful.  Interview date to be scheduled .

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770

Additional Information

The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right  to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes  anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

Please view the Commissioning and Programme Support Officer Job Profile here

This vacancy is now closed