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Care Systems Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Are you a dynamic, self-motivated individual with a successful record IT system re-design? Do you have a passion for technical innovation? Are you devoted to continuous improvement, delivering benefits for organisations and their customers?  We may just have your ideal job!

About our role

We are looking for a Care Systems Officer to join a motivated, forward-thinking established team who provides business advice and guidance and technical innovation of the CareDirector system and other social care systems in support of staff who deliver social care services to vulnerable people in Staffordshire.

The team are highly regarded, have a wealth of knowledge and a wide range of experience, we are looking for an inspirational self-starter with a drive to succeed, who demonstrates a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

Main Responsibility

The role includes collaborative working with stakeholders to develop and deliver system processes and technical specifications that support business policies and procedures in line with legislative and service initiatives.


The Ideal Candidate

The broad scope of the role requires a results-focused approach, supported by well-developed analytical skills, technical experience, and project management skills. The collaborative nature of the work requires excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.

In particular, we are looking for someone with,

  • demonstrable experience in implementing improvements for services
  • knowledge of social care and experience in managing change both within a technical framework and at an organisational/people management level.
  • creditable experience in effectively and quickly building relationships with a variety of stakeholders to understand, influence and capture user needs and to develop new ways of doing things.

If you feel you meet the criteria within the job description, we welcome your application. 

This post is suitable as a secondment opportunity.

For further information about this role please contact Nicola Gibson.

About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too. 

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits.

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Silver Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 

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