Information & Data Officer

Barnsley Council
Barnsley, UK
18 Aug 2019
04 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for an Information & Data Officer to join us on a full time, 12 month fixed term contract. You will sit within the Think Family Team which is responsible for data collation, interrogation and analysis to demonstrate the impact of the range of support and services working with families.

In return as our Information & Data Officer you will receive a competitive salary of £21,589 - £23,836 per annum.

Barnsley Council and its partners are 'working together for a brighter future and a better Barnsley'. We are taking a holistic early help approach to effectively target our support to families so that we realise better outcomes for our residents and communities.

About our Information & Data Officer role

This data processing work is part of the local and national evaluation requirements of the Government's Troubled Families Programme. This post will support the final year of this delivery and continuity beyond the end of the current programme.

As an employee of the Council you will enjoy:

- A fine location, in a vibrant town, rich in culture, with extensive green belt bordering on the Peak District, yet close to the M1 and within easy travelling distance of the major centres of Sheffield and Leeds

- Excellent conditions of employment with a fair employer, which promotes work life balance, flexible working and a defined benefit pension

- A state of the art office environment

Our ideal Information & Data Officer will have the below skills and experience:

- Level 2 qualification or equivalent

- Experience of working within a similar environment

- Experience of developing and using information systems

- Proven experience of working with highly confidential and sensitive information

- Knowledge and understanding of national and local government policies and agendas

- Good working knowledge of computer based systems including Microsoft Office

- Good knowledge in relation to information governance, data protection, health & safety and risk management

- Ability to handle and process considerable amounts of manual and computerised information ensuring accuracy of processing and safeguarding of sensitive and confidential information

Barnsley is a progressive, well-managed and capable council with a strong regional and national profile. In recent years it was shortlisted for the prestigious LGC Council of the Year award and won the LGC Driving Growth Award. It has also won Local Authority of the Year at the Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Awards and was accredited with the Investors in People Gold award.

Closing date: Friday 9th August 2019

So if you feel you have the skills and experience for our Information & Data Officer positionthen please click 'Apply' today!

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