Systems Support and Development Manager.

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 04/09/2020 10:36
£36876 - 40760
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Executive / Managerial
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall
Closing date:
4 Sep
Further Information

The Council

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Service

Children’s Services play a vital role in ensuring that residents in Northumberland are safe, well cared for, live well and learn. In order to support and develop these key services, it is essential to have well-maintained, modern and fit-for-purpose digital solutions. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced “systems person” to work closely with core team members within the service whilst being supported by a wider Information Services and Systems Team.

The role

Based in Children's Services, and working with colleagues in social care, education, and central I.T., the postholder will lead on the maintenance and development of client information systems across the department. They will bring focus and direction to the work of the Systems Support service, whilst enjoying a large amount of autonomy to implement and develop often complex client information systems to meet the needs of a range of services.

We are offering:

A salary of £36,876 - £40,760
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
Flexible working arrangements
Opportunities for continuous professional development

Essential requirements:

Experience in the development and use of client information systems
A proven track record in supporting and guiding frontline staff and managers to improve how client information systems are used
Flexibility and reliability with a planned and structured approach to project delivery
For full details, please refer to the job description

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact Alan Hartwell on 07876131410 or Judith Bower on 07919564734. Please note that this is a permanent position but applications on a secondment basis would be considered for the right applicant.

For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please click here.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.