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Management Information Officer

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 10 £33,034 - £36,239 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Due to funding until 30 June 2026
37 hours per week
Closing Date
02 June 2024

The Childcare Act, section 12, places a duty on local authorities to provide information, advice and assistance to parents and prospective parents. The Families Information Service provide comprehensive and up to date information about childcare and early education.

The expansion to the number of early years and wraparound childcare places, will require an increase in duties for the Early Years Service. Including additional data collection and analysis to evaluate and determine supply and demand. Review and determine gaps in provision across the county to prioritise and support the set up and expansion of sustainable provision.

This post is to support the implementation of the national expansion to the Early Years Entitlements and Wraparound Childcare.

The post is up to 2 year fixed term position working to the generic job and person profile of a Management Information Officer, which will sit in the Digital & Data Service within Childrens Services.

This officer will undertake duties required for both the sufficiency and families information service functions in the team. This includes –

  • Responsible for developing the Derbyshire Family Information Service’s (FIS) online directory, ensuring it meets the revised statutory requirements but remains aligned with the FIS development plan and embeds as business as usual.
  • Lead and develop Early Years business intelligence and reporting via Power Bi.
  • Maintaining data quality of all records within the system and ensuring termly updates to ensure up-to-date information to ensure compliance with strategic and statutory requirements.
  • Lead on the development of new and enhanced Early Years module functionality via upgrades or legislation changes, and the associated training and guidance required.
  • Raising of operational issues with the software supplier ensuring follow through to successful resolution for the Early Years module.
  • Represent DCC for Early Years at Synergy User Group meetings and events.
  • Troubleshoot and be the subject matter expert for the Early Years service on the Early Years module.

Employees have access to a range of benefits and discounts including: 

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 27 days annual leave per year (rising to 32 days after 5 years continuous service) plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata). Grade dependant.
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Paid travel expenses if required to travel to other sites
  • Smarter travel scheme including access to the cycle to work scheme
  • Supportive management and team
  • Access to our in-house occupational services which also includes free eye tests, physiotherapy and counselling
  • Derbyshire rewards – offering hundreds of discounts and cashback 

More details on the benefits of working for the council can be found on our reward and recognition page here

Provisional Interview Date: 17 June 2024

Due to this post having administrative privileges within the Council’s IT systems, and in order to comply with the Public Services Network requirements, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic criminal record check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here