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Contracts and Complex Cases Support Officer

Organisation:Nottingham City Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£26,446 

NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 3NG 

Reference:CA2186 

Closing date:15 August 2022 at midnight 


The starting salary is £26,446 (Level One) rising to £28,226 (Level Two) on the first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time workers).

We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individuals to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? 

Nottingham City Council is known for inclusivity and innovation, and we are continually working around the clock to deliver services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.

Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce.

We will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!

Nottingham City Council is committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are a fair and inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with different abilities. We recruit for diversity and value difference.

We particularly want to hear from you if you are from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community, identify within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community (LGBT) and if you are Disabled - these groups of people are underrepresented in our workforce, and we’d like to reflect our local population more through our recruitment processes.

We have always been open to flexible working and the COVID-19 pandemic provided us with some new options to work in a completely different way. We welcome a conversation about flexible working at the point of interview.

Contracts and Complex Cases Support Officer 

  • We are looking to recruit friendly, dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join our team
  • Have excellent organisation skills
  • Have the ability to work and contribute to a team
  • Have a flexible approach when the need arises



The Contracts and Complex Cases Support Officer role would invole: 


  • Liaising with multi-agency professionals to coordinate referrals and assessments for complex Children in Care, who require a joint response from Health and Social Care services, to successfully meet thir needs.
  • To lead upon the completion, submission and review of referral, assessment and finanical status of complex Children in Care cases. 
  • To represent the Children's Placement Service at multi agency forums regarding consideration of referrals to health partners for complex Children in Care. 
  • To develop and manage placement data systems to cputre the referral, assessment and finanical status of complex Children in Care cases. 
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of Children's Continuing Care, Looked After Children and the impact of complex health, disability and behavioural needs.
  • Maintain an in-depth knolwedge of placement types, availability, specialisms and costs for children and young people with complex health and behavioural need. 
  • To provide comprehensive support to Placement Service Contract Officers in contract monitoring and support provider contract compliance, ensuring improved outcomes for young people and value for money. 
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with internal and external colleagues, and develop strong partnerships with poviders. providing advise and support on issues elevant to contracts. 
  • To be a proactive and positive member of the Placements Team, contributing to a problem solving and teamwork approach. 




ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of working with National Minimum Standards and Ofsted requirements for all types of Children in Care 
  • Knowledge of the National Performance Indicators affecting outcomes of Children in Care
  • The ability to work alone and priortise own workload and the ability to work to a tight deadline. 
  • Experience of and ability in using, developing and managing a range of IT systems, including databases, spreadsheets and desktop publishing

 

For more information, please view the Job Description and Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.

For informal enquiries please contact Claire Wells, Tel: 07811035765Email: claire.wells@nottinghamcity.gov.uk 

Useful information for Applicants

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions information, which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working, and our Total Rewards Package, which includes information on some of the great benefits when working for Nottingham City Council.

This post is covered by the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) (English Language Requirement for public sector workers) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English, as detailed in the job description and person specification, is an essential requirement for the role.

Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve. As a result of our commitment, we anonymise all applications to remove the risk of unconscious bias. The application process will capture your personal details (including your name) and these details will only be made visible to recruiting managers once the shortlisting stage has been completed.

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We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individuals to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? Read on to find out more…

Nottingham City Council is known for inclusivity and innovation, and we are continually working around the clock to deliver services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.

Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce.

We will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!

Nottingham City Council is committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are a fair and inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with different abilities. We recruit for diversity and value difference.

We particularly want to hear from you if you are from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community, identify within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community (LGBT) and if you are Disabled - these groups of people are underrepresented in our workforce, and we’d like to reflect our local population more through our recruitment processes.

We have always been open to flexible working and the COVID-19 pandemic provided us with some new options to work in a completely different way. We welcome a conversation about flexible working at the point of interview.


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