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Job Title Programme Support & Monitoring Officer Fixed term until 31 March 2025
Job reference PHN10T
Department Place Directorate
Grade Salary SCP 19-22 (subject to job evaluation)
Pay From: £16,711.20 To: £17,663.40 per annum
Hours 22.20 hours per week
Closing date 12 February 2023
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Job Description
We Are St Helens Borough Council

Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.

Making A Difference as A [Programme Suppport & Monitoring Officer (SHIP)
Following the Council’s successful bid for the Government’s Supported Housing Improvement Programme (SHIP) grant funding, we are excited to offer the position of Programme Support and Monitoring Officer to provide essential co-ordination and support for the SHIP project.

The successful candidate will be a key member of a multi disciplinary team developing and delivering a new service aimed at improving property standards and providing housing and Council Tax related support to tenants in exempt supported accommodation.

The post holder will be a central contact and co-ordinate delivery of the SHIP service. This will require the successful applicant to work with existing data sources, vulnerable tenants, landlords and a range of agencies.

Key skills required for the post include a high standard of computer literacy, as well as the ability to analyse statistical information and provide monitoring reports. The ideal applicant will be highly motivated and able to develop and monitor working systems and data to support successful delivery of the project.

The post is fixed term until 31 March 2025 and is currently FTE of 3 days a weeks although additional hours may be available subject to available grant funding.

Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.
For an informal discussion about the posts please contact Kevin Cairns, Homelessness Initiatives Programmes Officer on 07523943647.

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.

Equality & Diversity
St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Borough Council can be found here https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/equality
St Helens Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.
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Applicant Letter.pdf
Job Description - Programme Support and Monitoring Officer (SHIP).pdf
Person Specification - Programme Support and Monitoring Officer.pdf
Application Form - Programme Support and Monitoring Officer.pdf
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