Hull City Council is the unitary authority for the city of Kingston upon Hull and is bordered by the East Riding of Yorkshire. We provide more than 400 difference services to our 260,000 residents and our population continuing to rise. Hull is a great place to live, learn, work, study, visit and invest. We are looking for highly motivated and thoughtful people who are proud of what they do and the difference they can make to the lives of the people and businesses within Hull.
In this role we are looking for someone who can bring their skills and passion to promote and safeguard the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults through the effective and safe use of data and information.
In this role you will lead the ICT team which supports the Adults, Children and Family Services (ACFS) and be responsible for ensuring the ICT business systems are fully maintained, supported and developed to meet the service needs. You will work closely with the core ICT service alongside other service areas and stakeholders including external partners, to maintain, develop and improve Application Systems to meet the changing needs of the Council and its customers.
The successful candidate will have the following:
Experience of undertaking Change Management, planning and implementing new ways of working
Experience of successfully managing activity and building and maintaining effective teams
Experience of working with a selection of different ICT systems, technology solutions and processes.
Good understanding of legislation and standards, policies and procedures impacting on the delivery of robust ICT business systems.
Demonstrates an understanding of the National and local Social Care agendas and policies and how this impacts the delivery of local services.
What we offer:
We provide a range of benefits to motivate, reward and recognise the valuable work of our employees, which include:
Work/Life Balance - The Council recognises that all employees need to balance home life with meeting work commitments through the provision of appropriate policies and support, for example; family and parental leave, flexible hours and career break schemes.
Learning and Development - The Council has a commitment to lifelong learning. We provide excellent development opportunities for all employees.
Pension - We provide a defined benefit pension scheme whereby the Council contributes towards a pension payable on retirement.
Employee discounts - There are a selection of voluntary benefits available giving a wide variety of staff discounts on goods and services from a range of suppliers via our Hull plus website
WorkSmart Programme – a modern working environment across the council by working in a smarter way through adopting flexible working practices whilst utilising the benefits of improved digital technologies that allow remote working.
We understand that you may have questions, or want to speak to someone who already works here to find out more therefore we encourage and welcome you to contact us: Gary Ventress – Head of ICT Strategy and Development – 07515331348.
Please ensure that you complete and submit your application by midnight on the closing date.
We reserve the right to amend the dates associated with this advert, which may include closing the advert early where required.
The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.
Hull City Council embraces the principles of WorkSmart and this post has been identified as a suitable role. WorkSmart principles create opportunities facilitating a combination of working in the office, adhoc homeworking, or wo