Project Support Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/01/2020 23:59
Grade 6 £21,166 - £23,836 p.a
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Within one of Durham County Council’s offices.
Post Number:
Closing date:
19 Jan
Further Information

Adult and Health Services

Project Support Officer

Temporary until 31/3/2021


We are looking to appoint a Project Support Officer to join the Project Team leading on the Council’s work to enhance support for our local social care markets.

The Project Support Officer will work as part of the Project Team to enhance, maintain and support workforce training, recruitment, retention and development in a number of Adult Service Sectors such as Domiciliary / Community-based care, Day Care and Residential / Nursing Home Care.

The project team is transformative, in accordance with Durham County Council Corporate priorities, with an emphasis on new ways of working, including supporting providers with the utilisation of new technology, to improve service delivery.

The post-holder will provide to the Supporting the Provider Market (STPM) team appropriate support to assist with the delivery of all strands of the STPM project. They will ensure high standards of project support are continuously delivered to meet the current and future requirements of the project.

The post holder will monitor and maintain a range of systems to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the STPM project and support the appropriate reporting requirements. The post holder will be required to work with stakeholders across the social care and health system and support with building relationships with providers.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact:

Sarah Douglas, Project Manager- Provider Development on tel 03000 265 684 email sarah.douglas@durham.gov.uk

Essential Qualifications: A recognised qualification in Business Administration at Level 4 or above

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 27th January 2020.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone).
Email: PESAHS@durham.gov.uk

Permanent DCC employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager / Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.