Hackney Education provides a range of services to support the education of children, young people and adults in our inner London borough. Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. Within our diverse borough we serve a wide range of children and young people. We have a particular focus on supporting less advantaged families: Hackney figures in the 10% most deprived boroughs in England on a number of measures.
Hackney Education’s key priority is to improve the life chances of every child, young person and learner: making Hackney the most forward looking education system in the UK, where schools, settings and partners provide an exciting environment which ensures inclusion and success for everyone. We see our borough as being one of the best places in the country for young people to grow, learn, develop and achieve – and one of the best places for colleagues to work and thrive in our education system.
The CAMHS Alliance in City and Hackney are looking to recruit a self-motivated, approachable and organised individuals to be part of our Project Management Office (PMO) as an Administration Officer.
The main duty of the role is to provide efficient and effective administrative and technical support to the Programme Managers within the PMO to ensure that the project workstreams are correctly planned, documented and managed effectively to assist in their successful delivery. This will also include responsibility for preparing documentation and tracking project plans and benefits.
The successful candidate will:
- have administration experience, preferably in a Project Management Office or Health/Local Authority context
- have excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office and Google
- work efficiently to tight deadlines
- have excellent literacy and numeracy skills
- be an effective communicator who is able to engage with a wide number of stakeholders across organisations, multi-task and work as part of a team
- assist and support the Programme Managers in the day to day management of the Transformation Programme
In return, we can offer:
- a hardworking, motivated and welcoming team
- a professional and supportive work environment
- experience in working with a wide number of organisations including NHS, Local Authority and Education
Interviews: 14th and 16th December 2022
Hackney Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment. As this role involves regulated activity, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and additional pre-employment checks in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.
We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.
Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people and people from a black and ethnic minority background as these groups are currently under represented in our workforce.