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Systems Development Officer

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

About the role

Cambridgeshire County Council are looking for a Systems Development Officer who has a passion for improving digital systems and processes.  Working across multiple teams within Adult Social Care, you will have great relationship building skills and be able to focus on identifying and delivering solutions.

Working in the Performance and Strategic Development, team this role makes a real difference to our delivery of Adult Social Care, ensuring that our care records system is fit for purpose.  As our Systems Development Officer for Adult Social Care, you will act as a conduit between operational social care teams, Practice Standards and Quality and our IT and Business Intelligence teams. You will work with a wide range of people to deliver a range of projects focused on improving our systems and processes.

A positive mindset for seeking out and delivering solutions to complex issues is essential as you’ll be leading the co-ordination of system changes and supporting our teams through this. You’ll have a skill for being able to identify issues and ensure that the right people are involved to resolve them and an organised approach to analyse and manage change.

For more information or to chat about this opportunity please contact Sarah Bye, Head of Performance and Strategic Development at

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 22nd April 2024.

The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

About you

The successful candidate will: 

  • Have an in-depth knowledge of care records systems in an adult social care setting
  • Have a positive approach, seeking out solutions to complex issues
  • Have a working knowledge of Adult Social Care
  • Be an excellent communicator able to support the facilitation of groups
  • Build relationships and work with a wide range of people to deliver solutions
  • Be organised and efficient in your approach to each project

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we firmly believe benefits our colleagues, the organisation and our communities. If you don’t meet every single requirement in the job role but think this could be you, please don’t be put off.   We are committed to building a workplace that is compassionate and inclusive as well as diverse, so if you think you could be a good candidate for this role please consider applying and speak to the recruiting manager if you have any questions.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, along with our employee network 'IDEAL' and self-organised peer support groups help us to foster an inclusive, supportive and safe working environment where people feel valued, respected, and empowered.  We collect relevant diversity data for monitoring as part of the recruitment process to understand the diversity of our applicants and monitor any trends throughout the recruitment processes so that we can take meaningful action.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We fully support providing reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, as well as when you join us, and we encourage candidates to contact the Hiring Manager, whose details can be found in the advert, to discuss any adjustment needs. Some examples of adjustments could include additional time to complete an assessment or printing a document on pastel coloured paper with larger font size and line spacing. We would value talking about what might be possible to enable you to join us and thrive, so if there is something that would help you to do your best during your journey with us, please get in touch.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion.

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