LONDON BOROUGH OF BRENT
Salary range: £49,827 – £52,866 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time
Improving the use of data in Adult Social Care
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
As Performance Manager for Adult Social Care, you will take the lead on developing and maintaining fit-for-purpose performance management and intelligence frameworks, and ensuring the timeliness and accuracy of statutory returns. You will lead a team of analysts, working with operational teams to ensure that they have access to valuable and effective management information, and that robust intelligence is at the heart of service provision.
We are looking for an exceptional candidate to advise, guide and challenge service leaders, providing them with analysis and interpretation that supports day to day decision making and gives an accurate view of how we are doing. You will ensure that we have the information we need to inform and develop long term strategic plans that equips our services and our communities for a more complex and challenging future.
This post sits in our Performance, Insight and Improvement team, a multi-disciplinary team of specialists who work across the Community Wellbeing Department; encompassing Housing, Adult Social Care, and Public Health & Culture. The service helps operational teams to develop a better understanding of the challenges facing our services, to robustly monitor and improve quality, to gain more sophisticated insight into the needs and experiences of our customers, and to design and deliver lasting improvements across our services.
The ideal candidate will have proven experience of working in health and/or social care performance and intelligence functions. Advanced understanding of statutory and local performance indicators is a must, alongside exceptional data handling expertise, considerable knowledge of reporting tools and techniques, and the proven ability to make data and information easy to use, access and interpret.
The right candidate will also be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, and evidence of building purposeful relationships across organisational boundaries. You’ll need to be able to convey complex technical information in an accessible and compelling way, and to turn requests from operational managers in to well-defined technical specifications for reports. You’ll need to be self-motivated, and have the proven ability to develop a “can-do” culture in your team, ensuring they have the skills they need to excel.
Closing Date: 22 February 2021 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on email. Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.