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Project Support Officer Placements

36426.00 - 44139.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Support

Project Support Officer Placements - SWL Social Care Hub Supported Work Placements Project

Do you have experience of providing project support? Do you have experience of setting up systems, processes and documentation for project delivery? Are you a strong networker with great interpersonal skills? South London Partnership are looking for a dynamic project support officer who will help deliver our supported work placements project.

You will be responsible for supporting the delivery of the SWL Social Care Hub supported work placements programme, working closely alongside a small team to meet the project outputs and outcomes. You will need to have previous project support engagement experience, excellent organisational and planning skills, as well as project delivery experience.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Co-ordinating and providing project support to help deliver the SWL social care placements project with key strategic objectives.
  • Leading the development of project reporting, project plans and project performance for the SWL social care placements project
  • Supporting with the development of innovative events and activities which will engage local people to raise awareness around the social care employment opportunities available within the local region.

As the Placements Project Support officer, you will be responsible for key activities such as working with delivery partners to co-ordinate in work support placements and supporting with programme reporting and tracking. You will also support with more technical project areas, including employer engagement and assisting with the completion of pre and in placement work plans for participants. As it is a new role, there will be an opportunity to shape the role and chances to grow and develop skills - especially in things such as project management, communications, and cross organisational working.

You will be organised and solution focused, with strong administrative and project support experience, a team player, with experience of setting up reporting and performance systems, project promotion, comms and marketing, and maintaining strong relationships. This experience can come from a variety of sectors, and we are keen to hear from people with transferable skills, with a focus on strong relationship building skills., employer engagement and stakeholder management.

Closing Date: 6th May 2024

Shortlisting Date: w/c 3rd May 2024

Interview Date: w/c 13th May 2024

For an informal conversation please contact Sheryl Brand Workforce Development Lead

Useful Information:

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

All internal applicants for this secondment must seek permission from their current line manager before applying. Failure to do so may result in the secondment not being authorised.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. This campaign is anonymised.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer. If you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, please let us know.

We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Some posts may be exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to these posts will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

We offer a wide range of benefits designed to attract, develop, and reward our employees such as 40 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays), flexible working and a generous pension plan.

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