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Information Monitoring Officer

Social Care

Childrens' Services

Salford City Council

Unity House
Salford Civic Centre
Chorley Road
Salford M27 5AW

Information and Monitoring Officer

Working Hours: 36 hours per week
Grade: 3A, £24,799 - £26,999
Contract Type: Permanent

An opportunity has become available within the Integrated Commissioning Unit for an Information and Monitoring

The primary purpose of this role is to offer a comprehensive support service to commissioners in Children’s Services and the Skills and Work Commissioning Team.

This includes:
• Developing and maintaining data collection and reporting systems which contribute towards outcomes based performance management and budget monitoring.
• Analyzing monitoring reports and data collected to identify any concerns, addressing them with the provider and reporting them to the commissioner if not resolved.
• Ensuring that all contracts and related documentation is completed.
• Contributing to the production of reports and strategies.
• Working with providers to offer support and guidance in relation to performance including undertaking monitoring visits.
• Undertaking evaluations of the safeguarding standards of providers, including providing feedback and working with them until compliance is achieved.
• Contributing to and taking notes at monitoring meetings attended by the commissioner and provider.
• Supporting commissioners in arranging provider forums, consultations, briefings and other events.

The successful candidate will be expected to:
• manage their own workload ensuring that all tasks are completed accurately and targets are met within agreed timescales
• have the ability to analyse information and present findings in an accessible format
• be proactive in negotiating with and challenging providers
• have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to relate positively with providers, colleagues and senior management employed by Salford City Council and partners
• have the ability to create monitoring tools using various software applications 

The closing date for applications is 22nd of April.
Interviews will take place on the 25th April.

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Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice which can be found at .

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working hours

full time

application deadline

11 59 pm

22nd Apr 2019

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