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Delivering Better Value (DBV) Programme Co-ordinator

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £25,979 to £29,777 per annum (Grade F)
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
15/07/2024 at 23:59
Vacancy Description

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)? Do you have excellent organisational and communication skills?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Education Services Service at West Berkshire Council as a DBV Programme Co-ordinator. Reporting to the DBV Programme Manager and SEND Strategy Officer, you will play a key role in writing project documentation under the guidance of the DBV Programme Manager and SEND Strategy Officer as required.

You will assist with the maintenance of project management documents, using the relevant corporate templates and provide administrative support for boards and project meetings within the programme.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Co-ordinating the collection and analysis of data for the DBV programme, ensuring accurate and timely reporting .
  • Chase, check and analyse project deployment data provided by workstream/task group leads against the agreed actions and project schedules.
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with external providers and voluntary sector organisations
  • Assisting with the administration of the Local Offer website, ensuring information is up-to-date and accessible
  • Providing general administrative support to the DBV Programme Manager and SEND Strategy Officer and wider team.

 To excel in this role, you should have:

  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • A proactive and flexible approach to work, with the ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Good IT skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

This role is fixed term until 31/03/2025 – Funding limited project

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as:

  • Flexible working wherever possible between the hours of 07.00-19.00
  • Hybrid working wherever possible working 40% in the office
  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities 
  • Generous Local Government pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • A range of local discounts
  • Wellbeing Programme including Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits
  • You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement starting at 28 days per annum (plus public holidays) Rising by an additional 5 days after 5 years’ service.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. 

To learn more about the role, please email Hester.Collicut1@westberks.gov.uk.

This position is open for an internal secondment opportunity 

Join us at West Berkshire Council and be part of an inclusive and forward-thinking organisation dedicated to making a difference in our local community.

Apply now to take the next step in your career.

Equal Opportunities

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

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