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Database Assistant

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

Job Introduction

The Skill and Employability Team help improve people’s lives through learning and training, leading to employment and/or increased personal fulfilment, supporting the growth of Staffordshire’s economy and society.

The vacancy is to cover maternity leave and would be great opportunity to extend and challenge your IT skills.

Main Responsibility

In this role, you'll:

  • Provide system support to users of the National Client Caseload Information System and Community Learning databases.
  • Run, maintain and update reports used in both databases using appropriate software.
  • Use advanced IT application skills to assist in formatting of reports and presentations.
  • Analyse, collate, compare and process information and data
  • Assist in maintaining the Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • Work across the team to provide accurate reporting
  • Follow written guidance to produce dashboards.
  • Upload data and respond to error reports

The Ideal Candidate


  • Be confident in using Microsoft Office particular Microsoft Excel, as you will be using advanced formulas and functions
  • Have an eye for detail 
  • Be willing to work as part of a team
  • Have an ability to work within deadlines and be able to demonstrate good time management skills 

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 Our rewards and benefits - Careers at Staffordshire

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 Gold 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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Disability confident committed Armed Forces Covenant. Proudly supporting those who serve. Gold Award