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Senior Business Support (Family Resilience)
  • Employer: Achieving for Children (RBWM)
  • Reference: AFC000344-2009
  • Published: Mon 14/09/2020, 16:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 27/09/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 28 hours per week • Six months contract initially (grants funded)
  • Salary: £24,807 – £28,247 pa, pro rata • (Actual: £18,772 – £21,376 pa)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Achieving for Children, Windsor & Maidenhead, Berkshire

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Senior Business Support (Family Resilience)

We are looking for Senior Business Support to join our team at a time of exciting and positive change.

As Senior Business Support for Achieving for Children, you will be responsible for:

  • Identifying potential payment by results claims in line with the Troubled Families programmes objectives and AfC RBWM’s outcome plan.
  • Assisting in the project management functions across the team and delivery of the programme, this will include sourcing and collating a range of information from various sources both internally and externally are in line with the financial framework.
  • Effectively using data, intelligence and evidence to create meaningful insight that helps to identify cases that meet the criteria for the programme
  • Preparing documents for use in any internal or external auditing.
  • Keeping and maintaining records (in accordance with local policy) and producing accurate reports, presentations, and written updates to a range of stakeholders.
  • Dealing with both internal and external customers, ability to work as part of an effective and supportive team as well as be able to prioritise your own workload and work to tight deadlines.
  • Writing, analysing and researching information of a more complex, specialist or technical nature in collaboration with subject matter experts.
  • Working with others to provide seamless shared support.

Working for Achieving for Children, you will have the opportunity to operate at the cutting edge of children’s services delivery. We are an award-winning social enterprise created by Kingston and Richmond Councils in 2014, and responsible for delivering the entirety of both boroughs’ children’s services.

We have been up and running for four years, and in that time, we have established a reputation as one of the leading children’s services providers in the country. We are one of the Department for Education’s eight ‘Partners in Practice’, tasked with leading improvement across the sector.

To be Senior Business Support for AfC, you will be passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of children and young people as well as demonstrating the following points:

  • Experience with using the G-Suite, including mail, drive, sheets and calendars.
  • Experience of using a wide range of MS Office packages, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong organisational abilities including time management, creative-thinking, problem-solving and multitasking.
  • Able to work flexibly and independently with limited management oversight.
  • Personal determination, drive, energy and ambition to overcome obstacles, achieve challenging objectives celebrate success and deliver excellent outcomes for children.
  • Experience of building strong partnerships, maintaining relationships and co-producing solutions to challenges across a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills that are open, honest, persuasive and pragmatic, including excellent negotiation and influencing skills.

In return, we will offer you high quality support and development opportunities. If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Lynne Penn on either 01628 796481 or 07887 635049 for an informal discussion.

Start dates

Achieving for Children have Fixed Start Dates, candidates are advised to prepare for this should a job offer be accepted to ensure eligible continuous service is not affected.

Achieving for Children is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undertake a Criminal Record Check.

Closing date: 27 September 2020

Interviews: w/c 12 October 2020