Job details

Reference number - 2041-2625

Location - Portsmouth

Salary - £18,413 - £20,653

Job type/hours - secondment/fixed term until 31 March 2020 due to funding, 37 hours per week.

Closing date - There is no closing date - we will interview as we receive suitable applications.

Portsmouth City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is also committed to promoting quality childcare across the City that works to improve outcomes for children.

Every post is subject to PCC and Portsmouth Safeguarding Children’s Board safer recruitment procedures.

Reporting to the Information Analyst, you will support the work of the 'Stronger Futures' mission, specifically focusing on the Troubled Families Programme and the processing of information and data that enables this delivery. You will carry out a range of appropriate level administrative and data focused tasks required for the purposes of national and local reporting.

The Troubled Families Programme is a national project aimed at pulling together cross-government funding and support to provide a catalyst for local services to transform and work together in a more effective and cost efficient way to achieve better outcomes for families.

The programme requires the collection of data to engage families, assess needs and evidence progress as Lead Professionals and services work with both adults and children with multiple and sometimes complex needs covering 6 priority work streams:

  • Crime and anti-social behaviour
  • Education and attendance
  • Parenting and children who need help
  • Worklessness and financial exclusion
  • Domestic abuse
  • Health improvement

The post holder will have strong IT skills, especially in Excel and provide data support in relation to: 

  • Assessing the eligibility of families for the programme;
  • Processing information and data to enable the 'attachment' of families;
  • Collecting partner data and supporting wider data analysis and progress monitoring;
  • Supporting the preparation of data for national returns;
  • Supporting a variety of tasks such as information exchanges with services;
  • Processing of data updates and alterations on to the Troubled Families database;
  • Supporting the development of service reporting for collection of necessary data;
  • Information gathering, fact finding and problem solving in relation to queries;
  • General administration and information processing;
  • Ad-hoc support with data, MI and projects to the Information Analyst;

Additional information:

Closing time/date: There is no closing date - we will interview as we receive suitable applications.

If applying as a secondment you will need permission from your current line manager releasing you for this secondment.  Please state you have this on your application form.

How to apply: Please see attached documents at the bottom of the Job page for further details on the role and information on how to apply.  Ensure you fully read and follow the guidance so you fully demonstrate how you meet the points on the job profile. PLEASE DO NOT JUST SUBMIT A CV. 

How to apply

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