Interim Performance Officer – Adults/Children’s Service

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Interim Performance Officer – Adults/Children’s Service
Bromley, London
Interim Position

Bromley RQ810363

Posted: 15th February 2023 14:57
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  • Pay Rate:

    £21.36 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36, Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • Bromley, London,

    BR1 3UH

What's involved with this role:

Interim Performance Officer - Adults/Children’s Service

Reference no: Bromley RQ810363

Pay Rate: £21.36 per hour PAYE

Enhanced DBS required for this role

A Performance Officer is required to undertake the collection, collation and reporting of data and information to support performance management of Children and Education or Adults and Housing services.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide data and information to support needs analysis, strategy development and business planning for Children and Education or Adults and Housing services.
  • Support the analysis of data and information which enhances the understanding of practitioners, managers, and elected members in respect of Children and Education or Adults and Housing services.
  • Undertake the collection, collation and submission of statutory returns and collections in respect of Children and Education or Adults and Housing services.
  • Provide data and information for commissioning and contract monitoring purposes.
  • Produce regular, reliable, and understandable performance information for staff, operational and senior managers and elected members in line with performance management frameworks.
  • Provide datasets as required by management groups; governance boards; committees etc.
  • Undertake reporting and analysis of data and information as requested by the Performance Team Manager including weekly and monthly performance oversight and analysis reports including performance digests; annual analyses of statutory returns; deep dives.
  • Liaise directly with operational managers and staff in respect of performance data and information providing coaching, training, and support e.g., in the use of IT systems and software and in understanding reports.
  • Provide timely and accurate statistical information for statutory returns and collections (e.g., SSDA 903; CiN Census; Schools Census; SEN2; DtOCs; etc).
  • Provide data and information required for inspection and peer review purposes, including contributing to self- evaluation and position statements.
  • Participate in business process mapping and ICT system development to ensure all key data can be collected for performance management and statutory return purposes.
  • Participate in routine data cleansing processes and exercises.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:


  • Good standard of general education.
  • Practitioner level training and skills in key ICT software packages and reporting tools.
  • Good knowledge of the business processes involved in delivering children’s/adults’ services.
  • Knowledge of performance management frameworks.
  • Good understanding of information governance and data protection principles and requirements.


  • Good experience in data management.
  • Some background in social care / education performance.
  • Experience of collecting, collating and reporting a diverse range of data and information in a Local Authority or similar setting.

Skills/Technical skills:

  • Highly numerate.
  • Good skills in ICT applications and tools.
  • Good skills in the manipulation and reporting of data and information.
  • Ability to draw together diverse data and information strands to support analysis and reporting.
  • Ability to develop and sustain effective working relationships with staff and operational managers in the organisation, schools, and commissioned services.


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

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To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF.

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:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. 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.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Job Ref: Bromley RQ810363
Interim Performance Officer – Adults/Children’s Service
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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