Project Officer - Adult Services, Open to flexible working

Hackney, London (Greater)
£39,543 - £41,466 per annum
07 Feb 2019
21 Feb 2019
Contract Type

Project Officer - Adult Services

Hackney is London's most diverse and dynamic borough. Stretching from the edge of the City, to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, it is an area of rapid economic growth, particularly in the tech, media, fashion and other creative industries. Hackney has more green space than any other inner London borough, some of the capital's best schools, and first class transport connections, which combined with excellent local public services and a thriving arts, cultural and retail sector, are fast making it one of London's most popular areas to live, work and visit.

Our challenge is to make sure that our borough's economic growth provides benefits for everyone who lives here, and to create opportunities that will transform the lives of local people.

We know that our staff are key to our success and we are seeking people with ambition, creativity and commitment to our values to help us achieve the best for the people of Hackney.

Hackney Council is looking for an experienced Project Officer to join our Strategic Programme Management Office in Adult Social Care Services.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our programme management office, a new dynamic and innovative team, responsible for delivering a range of transformation activity across Adult Services. We are ambitious and strive to continuously transform services to achieve our ambitions in Adult Services focused on promoting independence and ensuring that service users are at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for someone who is able provide high quality project support and project management to the Programme Management Office. This role is responsible for supporting the delivery of transformation projects, and producing and maintaining the relevant project management documentation. You will have excellent communication skills, be highly organised, and able to actively consider new and innovative ways of doing things.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join this recently created team, and work with us to support the delivery of a range of transformation and service development activities in Adult Services.

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.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click 'Apply'.

Please include a supporting statement, addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience would enable you to meet all aspects of the post, as indicated in the job description and person specification.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 21st February 2019.

Interviews: To be advised.


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, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

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