PT Workforce Development Support Officer/Admin/Finance

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PT Workforce Development Support Officer/Admin/Finance
Contract / Temporary

Greenwich RQ1191545

Posted: 8th February 2024 09:43
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  • Pay Rate:

    £18.27 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    17.50 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months

  • WOOLWICH, London,

    SE18 6HQ

What's involved with this role:

Temporary PT Workforce Development Support Officer/Admin/Finance - Children's Services

Reference no: Greenwich RQ1191545

Pay rate: £18.27 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 17.50 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 6 months  

City: WOOLWICH, London

Minute taking skills and experience are essential for this role

Standard DBS required for this role

A PT Workforce Development Support Officer is required to co-ordinate the Step Up to Social Work programme and work with key stakeholders. To be responsible for coordinating the recruitment and induction of Step-Up candidates, lead on the quality assurance of data held and contribute to service improvement by providing information, data, analysis, and reporting within the service. To be responsible for day-to-day processing and management of financial information for the service, to ensure accuracy and up to date information is maintained and there will not be a significant negative impact on the service, SELT partnership and other organisations.  Responsible for the day-to-day business support to the South East London Teaching Partnership and the Workforce development Team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain personnel, financial and management information administrative systems, including sensitive information and records about students and staff.
  • Monitor expenditure and support with finance processes such as bursary payments, purchase orders, processing and raising invoices, practice education payments, recharges and provide a report for budget monitoring and grant claims as required. Follow up on any outstanding invoices and track income and spending.
  • Processing, coding, and requesting authorisation from authorised signatories and for liaising with finance and other internal departments, and external partner agencies to process invoices, bills, fees etc.
  • Lead on the development of efficient and effective business support arrangements such as data collection and collation and action tracking to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the service. Contribute to the evaluation and analysis of recording and the use of information systems to inform good practice and maintain a focus on positive outcomes for service users and their families.
  • Be the point of contact (either by telephone, email, or face to face) and deal sensitively with all enquires, providing the most appropriate response, including advice and guidance, identify potential problems and facilitate their resolution, signposting to others, where appropriate, which may involve other internal and external professionals as necessary.
  • Organise, attend and minute professional meetings and board meetings, where information of a sensitive nature may be discussed, and decisions made impacting on children and young people. To lead on implementing follow up actions and distributing information within the team and our wider partnership, within defined timescales.
  • Responsible for the SELTP and Practice Academy circulation list, ensuring this matches the Memorandum of Understanding and Terms of Reference for the board and individual work groups. To ensure that all relevant professionals, significant organisations, and individuals receive appropriate documentation relating to the activities of the SELTP and Practice Academy.
  • Liaise with professionals and agencies in the course of undertaking job related tasks to ensure training, conferences and other meetings are effective – this includes being a point of contact for any queries, arranging timetabling and speakers and ensuring that all delegates are aware and reminded of their action points within good time.
  • Maintain accurate, up to date records safely and confidentially in accordance with the Council’s policies and procedures. This will include the collection and analysing of statistical data and reporting to managers and wider partnership. Manage the team mailboxes, respond to enquiries and redirect mail as appropriate.
  • Co-ordinate the recruitment programme for Step Up across the SELTP and contribute to workforce development strategies through participation in project and development work.


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly.

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  •  Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  • Minute taking skills and experience are essential for this role.
  • Strong communication skills both verbally and written.
  • Understanding of the importance of confidentially.
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


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Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.



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PT Workforce Development Support Officer/Admin/Finance
Client Category: Local Authority

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