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The role

The Role:

We are looking for experience in the underlying technologies but experience of Capita One would be an advantage.

We are looking for people with experience or an understanding of education services including SEND, Admissions, Exclusions and Youth Justice and of working in a large, complex system with multiple stakeholders.

About Southwark:

We are the largest local authority social landlord in London, managing 55,000 homes lived in by 40% of Southwark’s residents. We are home to over 18,300 businesses including iconic London venues and social enterprises and we have a young, diverse, and growing population.

At Southwark we are committed to making our borough just and fair and are taking positive action to tackle inequalities.  Our residents and communities are our greatest asset and the passion we have for Southwark is shared by millions of Londoners who enjoy our outstanding cultural offer, use our hospitals and attend our universities. Our refreshed borough plan and focus on Southwark Stands Together, (which is our work with Southwark’s communities and the council’s staff to tackle racism, injustice and inequality) underpins all that we do.

About Us

Southwark Children’s and Adults (ChAd) Systems team provides support for the IT systems used in Adults and Children’s Social Care, Education, Early Years and Family support.

We are looking to recruit to a report developer for Capita One Education to join our existing team of support officer, analysts, developers and trainers supporting Capita One, Mosaic and Synergy and working with colleagues in the business and alongside our Corporate Technology and Digital Services team on an ambitious technology transformation programme

About you

You will be an excellent communicator able to build relationships and confidence at all levels both internally and with external stakeholders and suppliers.

You will have well developed technical skills and experience of working in an Agile environment.

You will be an excellent team player with analytical and creative problem solving skills.

You will have a good understanding of the services in Adults or Children’s Social Care, Education, Early Years or Family Support and be familiar with the business processes.

You will understand the importance of good data management and be passionate about transformation and change to improve outcomes for staff and service users.

Experience of report writing for Capita One Education is essential, experience of Synergy would be an advantage.

Additional salary details

Benefits and more information:

Working arrangements

Southwark does not offer 100% remote working or hybrid working and there is an expectation staff will attend our main office at Tooley Street on a regular basis for face to face meetings.

Since COVID we have waived the eligibility period for staff to apply for non-statutory flexible working which can include an agreement to regular working from home.

Recruitment timetable

Application Closing Date: 11.59pm on 27 February 2024

Interview and Assessment: 5 March 2024

We are an organisation who is passionate about our people and understands that richness of diversity is a requirement to provide the best possible services to our communities. This is demonstrated through our council-wide ambitious commitment to tackle racial inequality in our communities and workforce through our Southwark Stands Together initiative. We particularly welcome applications from members of the black, Asian and ethnic minority communities to increase representation at senior management level in the Council.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

As part of our commitment to inclusion, we offer guaranteed interviews for specific groups of people. To qualify, you'll need to meet the minimum requirements for the role, and identify with one of the below criteria:

- Members of the Armed Forces and veterans

- Are currently in care, or have previously been in care

- If you consider yourself to be disabled or if you have a long-term health condition