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Senior Performance and Improvement Officer
  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: CF&E/21/145966
  • Published: Thu 18/03/2021, 10:25 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 12/04/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.00 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,745 to £38,890
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Cheshire Lines Building, Merseyside

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Senior Performance and Improvement Officer

36.00 Hours per week

Band PO6


Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.


We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.


Now is an exciting time to join Wirral Children's Services. Our ambition is to #bethedifference for children and young people and we want you to help us achieve it.


As a Senior Performance and Improvement Officer, you will be responsible for leading on the design and implementation of the directorate Workforce Strategy, be the lead for the Step Up to Social Work Programme, representing the local authority on key strategic regional partnership meetings and be involved in developing new and innovative workforce initiatives to support recruitment and retention.


We are looking for someone who can join a fast-paced, enthusiastic team which works to implement and drive projects and programmes across Children's Services. You will ideally have experience of designing and supporting continuous improvement and organisational change, successfully managing projects and able to interpret, analyse and present information to inform decision-making.


As an organisation, Wirral recognises that its best asset is its people. We offer flexible working (currently working from home), attractive pension scheme and holiday allowance as well as range of support and wellbeing programmes including an extensive staff benefit scheme. 


Working in Children's Services in incredibly rewarding and this role gives you opportunity to explore and understand the range of support and services we offer to children, young people and families. Join us and #bethedifference.


Closing date for application is 7th April. Interviews to commence 19th April.


Should you wish to discuss informally, please contact Hannah Myers on 07803045574 or email hannahmyers@wirral.gov.uk


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Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.


It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.


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