Service Improvement Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 30/11/2023 22:59
£26,873 - £28,770 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
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Employment Location:
Newcastle Upon Tyne
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Closing date:
30 Nov
Further Information
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Service Improvement Assistant to join the Education and Skills Division within Newcastle City Council.

Why work for Newcastle City Council?

Newcastle is a fantastic city with a proud history, passionate people, and diverse communities. It is home to two internationally renowned universities, award winning cultural venues, elite sports institutions, outstanding schools and colleges, beautiful green parks, and iconic landmarks.  You would be joining a Directorate and team that really tries, every single day in every single way, to put children and young people first.

What do we offer?

As an employee of NCC, you will have access to:
  • A competitive salary
  • Local Government pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays, with the ability to buy additional leave annually
  • A bespoke induction
  • Various flexible working options
  • Agile working, enabling both home working and office-based working
  • A generous Flexi Scheme
  • Occupational Health, Mindfulness sessions, and other wellbeing initiatives
  • Various salary sacrifice schemes covering cars, white electrical goods and tax efficient saving contributions towards your pension
  • Discounted travel passes

About the role

The successful candidate will be required to provide support to services across the Education Division with a particular focus on providing support to the newly created Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) Team. The service is made up of specialist teachers and support assistants who provide outreach support to schools for primary pupils who need additional, short-term support.

To apply for this role, you will need to be highly organised with the ability to prioritise and manage your own workload, be able to multi-task and deal with changing priorities and deadlines. 

Details of the skills and experience required, and the duties of these roles, can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification provided.

This is a hybrid role which will require you to work remotely from home and in the office. You will need access to the internet via wi-fi and will be provided with the IT equipment you’ll need to work from home.

If you require further information that is not included in the recruitment pack, please contact Julie Preece, Lead Specialist: Partner Engagement: julie.preece@newcastle.gov.uk

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form. Any communication sent to you regarding your application will be sent to the email address you have set up on your Northeast Jobs account, so you will need to ensure that you check your inbox.

Closing date: 30 November 2023
Shortlisting: 1 December 2023
Interviews will be held on: 14 December 2023
Please note
This job is closed for applications.