Help us make a difference in children and young people’s lives.
At the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, we’re committed to meeting the needs of absolutely everyone, including society’s most vulnerable individuals. Our focus at this high performing local authority is to ensure that every member of our community is able to excel in life, so to deliver on this ambition, we have created forward-thinking people-centric services that are efficient in their aims, and able to evolve to meet emerging needs. If you’d like to improve outcomes for children and young people living in Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster, join us in Children’s Services Commissioning as a Service Development Officer.
As part of our small, supportive, and highly motivated team, your work will cover our wide range of portfolios, including social care, mental health, Special Education Needs, youth services and early intervention/early help. With your help, we’ll deliver an ambitious programme of service development, improvement, and innovation. Don’t be put off if you haven’t worked on these types of projects before. This is a role that will give you significant experience and exposure, as you provide project support across a range of programmes and areas of work. As such, it’s a perfect role if you are looking to develop in the commissioning space as you contribute to achieving the best possible outcomes for children and young people who live in the boroughs.
Please refer to the Job Description for more information.
You are the kind of person who thrives on making things happen. Committed, tenacious and flexible, you will enjoy supporting on a range projects whilst working with lots of different people. Multitasking whilst navigating through priorities effectively, you will bring a mix of professional curiosity and a focus on driving real improvement in the work that you do. You will see the value in partnership working as well as engaging with young people and residents who access our offer and you will help develop services and find solutions that meet the needs of children and young people locally.
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You should describe how you meet the person specification requirements for the position you are applying for in Section G of the application form.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of suitable applicants.
Interview date: Week commencing 4th July 2022
We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.
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How to Apply
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