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Intelligence and Performance Officer - Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB)

Job Introduction

Our Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) is a multi-agency safeguarding arrangement in which safeguarding practice can develop and prosper across the partnership, with a culture of collaboration, integrity, and compassion; promoting the development and wellbeing of children, young people and their families; and protecting them from neglect and abuse.

Working together with partners delivering a range of early help, family support and effective safeguarding interventions which build resilience, remove barriers and enable children and young people to look forward to a brighter future.

The role is fixed term for 12 months and flexible working can be considered.

Main Responsibility

You'll work with partners and the Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) business team to execute the Business Plan and Quality Assurance Framework.

You'll be responsible for:

  • data management, communication, and analysis to promptly identify risks and potential threats in safeguarding.
  • collaboration with quality and performance leaders from partner groups is crucial to ensure a cohesive strategy for safeguarding children.
  • aiding in the enhancement of the Quality Assurance Programme, suggest enhancements informed by data insights, and use audit results to inform training and better children's outcomes.

The Ideal Candidate

You'll have:

  • substantial expertise in business Intelligence, data management, and analytics, and be able to use business analytical tools within a public sector or Children and Families’ environment.
  • be familiar with outcome-based tools and techniques for measuring system effectiveness
  • be able to demonstrate experience in measuring outcomes for children, young people, and families from a performance and intelligence perspective.
  • an ability to design and produce accurate, user-friendly, GDPR-compliant reports
  • knowledge of predictive analysis and demand management, especially in a multi-agency children’s partnership context, is advantageous.

Being an active listener is crucial and understanding the perspectives of colleagues and partners to help build trust and collaboration. Therefore, you'll also have the ability to positively influence others for achieving common goals and in doing so develop strong working relationships that involves empathy, respect, and open communication.

For more information about this role, contact Lynne Milligan

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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