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We are committed to ensuring the safety of our communities and employees. In light of current circumstances, we have decided to suspend all shortlisting and interviewing activity. As a result of this decision, the application closing date for most of our jobs has been extended until 30 April 2020. There may be key jobs which are excluded from this arrangement to help support our ongoing response.

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Project Support Officer

Closing date: 30/04/2020

Reference: REQ102178

37 hours / Fixed-Term

27,905 - 29,636 *

Penmorfa, Aberaeron

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are seeking a self-motivated, dynamic and organised individual to join our busy Project Office on a fixed term, full time basis. The contract will come to an end on the 31/03/2022.

This post will support exciting new developments across the new Integrated Delivery Model for Social Service, with the primary focus being the embedding of the Signs of Safety framework across the authority.

This post holder will work closely with operational manages and social staff in order to support the development and mapping of business process, and ensure that other workstreams across the project progress in a timely manner.

In exchange for your skills and interest, we will offer in return the opportunity to work in a forward thinking and ambitious organisation located in an area recognised for its stunning landscapes ad beaches. Furthermore, you will have:

  • Up to 36 days annual leave days per year (plus 8 public holidays)
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including the Cycle to Work scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives including discounted memberships to our local leisure centres
  • Life-style savings and Vectis card and much more.

Job Description and Person Specification 

Note:  We reserve the right to amend the application closing date. 

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Democratic Services

We play a key role in ensuring the smooth and efficient management of the decision-making process of the Council, including support and advice to Councillors; PA, administrative and project management support to all service areas; facilitating elections; the communications team; translation and the Welsh Language policy officer.  Our key functions include: 

  • Corporate Service Support: PA and Administrative support; Business support including project management and minute taking.
  • Democratic Services: Councillors; Council, Cabinet, Overview and Scrutiny Committees and Regulatory Committees.
  • Electoral Services: General and local elections; Management of electoral register.
  • Communications Team: Manage communication activities corporately; support services in campaigns and projects; deal with the press and media; develop and issue press releases; manage social media pages.
  • Translation: Documents and simultaneous translation.
  • Welsh Language Standards: Operational; Policy making; Promotion; Monitoring; Service delivery.
Penmorfa
Penmorfa is our most central office, it is where our Chief Executive and Councillors are based. 
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Aberaeron
Aberaeron is a picture perfect harbour town and is one of Ceredigion's best loved holiday destinations with fashionable places to stay and eat.
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