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Operational and Practice Support Coordinator

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£29,766 to £30,711
Sycamore House, Waltham Forest Town Hall Complex, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 4JF
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
07/06/2019 at 23:30 PM
Vacancy Description

Come and Join Waltham Forest, London’s first Borough of Culture!

The council are seeking to recruit an operational and practice support coordinator to join our operations and practice support team. The team sits in the Quality Assurance Service within the Families & Homes Directorate.

As operational and practice support coordinator you will;

  • Support the Operational & Practice Support Manager in implementing & evaluating the divisional wide strategies and plans including the Workforce Development Strategy
  • Support the delivery of training to individuals or groups of employees as and when the need arises
  • Support the management of the divisional procedure & guidance manual
  • Support the evaluation of the impact of services
  • Provide support to projects
  • To support the project plans for regulatory inspections.
  • Work with Directors, Heads of Service and other stakeholders as appropriate to provide support for specific pieces of work

To be successful in this role you need to have a good understanding of Outlook, Word and Excel, be familiar with data input and ideally have a background or understanding of learning and development, as you will be required to assist with the booking and preparation of commissioned courses.

This role requires you to be able to work well within a team as well as prioritising your own work with minimum supervision. Great interpersonal and organisational skills are required as you will be liaising with both internal and external stakeholders, coordinating meetings and training as well as undertaking general administrative duties.

The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

Please note that this is a fixed term positon until 31/03/21.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council