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Improvement Consultant

  • Employer: Barnet Council
  • Reference: BAR/23/242737
  • Published: Tue 30/05/2023, 17:00 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 08/06/2023, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £37,725.00 - £41,793.00 Per Annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: Hybrid/Colindale plus at Contractors offices across the Borough, Barnet

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Improvement Consultant

About Barnet Council

Barnet is a borough with much to be proud of. Our excellent schools, vibrant town centres, vast green spaces and diverse communities all help make it a great place to live and work. As a council we want to build on these strengths as we move into the future. We are growing and developing as an organisation to meet the challenges facing our borough, and we are committed to working with partner organisations and residents to make Barnet even better.

About the Communities, Adults and Health Directorate

In our directorate we are committed to the work we do and the difference we make to residents of Barnet every single day, month and year. We encourage staff to be empowered in making changes and initiate actions that improve our services. Ultimately, we should all be happy for our friends and family to receive the services we deliver and commission, and so that is where our focus always lies.

Communities, Adults and Health comprises of people with a range of professional specialisms and expertise, including social workers; contract brokers; transformation and engagement officers and financial and performance analysts to name a few.

We value the skills that new staff can offer, to make a real difference to people who use our services and their carers. Irrespective of whether the role is frontline or back office, you would be joining a group of people focused on providing excellent services for the local community.

About The Role

This is an exciting time to join our Transformation Team. As an Improvement Consultant you will work across teams leading on key transformation and business improvement projects. You will:

  • Deliver high quality business improvement projects that lead to sustainably better outcomes for residents and improved value for money for Communities, Adults and Health
  • Work with the Transformation Manager and key stakeholders within the service to deliver on business plan objectives in line with corporate and service priorities – with a key focus on delivering financial sustainability
  • Provide expertise to ensure business improvement transformation projects are run to time, budget and to a high quality.

About You

  • You will work creatively and collaboratively to identify gaps, opportunities, solutions and new approaches to implement and embed sustainable business change
  • Build strong relationships with internal colleagues and external partners, understanding the value of local residents and promote an integrated and collaborative approach to delivery of improvement projects
  • Influence the shape and direction of projects, providing added-value by constructive challenge to reconcile conflicting viewpoints.
  • Support a high-performance culture that drives continuous improvement and efficiency savings capable of delivering Service priorities.

What we offer

  • 30 days annual leave, plus public and bank holidays
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, which provides a valuable guaranteed income in your retirement together with security for your dependents
  • Work-life balance options may include hybrid working, flexitime, job share, home working, part-time
  • A vast range of lifestyle discounts from major retailers, supermarkets, energy suppliers and more
  • Broad range of payroll benefits including cycle to work, eye care vouchers, travel and gym membership
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Employee well- being training programs including confidential employee assistance

How to apply

Read the job description and person specification before clicking ‘Apply’ to commence the online application form. If you would like any further information about the role before applying, please contact Nadine Allen –