Connectivity Officer

Salary: £32,234- £36,922 per annum
11 Nov 2020
26 Nov 2020
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Connectivity Officer

Salary:  £32,234- £36,922 per annum

 37 Hours per week – Permanent

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated person to join our friendly and supportive team. Do you have excellent interpersonal skills? Can you work independently and as a part of a team?

Staffordshire County Council manages the statutory English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS) within Staffordshire (excluding Stoke-on-Trent). We also issue Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) badges to transport operators who transport Staffordshire young people to School.

The Connectivity Officer role manages the day to day running of the ENCTS scheme, ensuring that eligible Staffordshire residents receive their pass to be able to travel for free. This post will also assist with reviewing the policy and issuing of the DBS badges. Based in the Connectivity Support Team, you will work with for the Connectivity Project Officer and with the DBS officers.  The role is key to ensuring that young people can travel to and from school safely as well as enabling people to travel who could become isolated. The role also involves calculating financial reimbursement to bus operators using Excel and managing independent medical assessments.

The Connectivity Support team is involved in a wide range of projects such as Superfast Staffordshire, Electric Vehicles and Air Quality, this role maybe required to assist on some of these projects. You will have experience of working in a busy team, working directly with external partners, dealing with members of the public and be confident using web-based systems.   

This Authority is 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, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

By clicking on the apply button you will be redirected to Staffordshire County Councils online application website. Please note, you are only able to view the Job Description and Person Specification on the WM Jobs  board NOT via Staffordshire County Council's online application site.  

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Closing Date: Wednesday 25th November 2020
Interview Date: TBC

For more information about the role please contact: Mark Russell on 01785 895333

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

Our Values

The County Council has adopted a set of values that seeks to achieve the best outcomes for its citizens, communities and employees.

Our People Strategy sets out what we all need to do to make Staffordshire County Council a great place to work, where people are supported to develop, flourish and contribute to our ambitious plans. 

Our values are at the heart of the Strategy to ensure that the focus is on what is important to the organisation and the people it serves:

  • Ambitious - We are ambitious for our communities and citizens
  • Courageous - We recognise our challenges and are prepared to make courageous decisions
  • Empowering - We empower and support our people by giving them the opportunity to do their jobs well.

Benefits for working for us….

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 a range of benefits including:

  • An excellent local government pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement from 24 up to 33 days (plus 2 extra statutory days and bank holidays) depending on job role and length of service
  • The option to buy up to an additional 2 weeks annual leave
  • A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement
  • Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave
  • Volunteering Scheme
  • Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
  • Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services)
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Car lease scheme / cycle & car loan scheme / employee car share scheme
  • Bus and rail travel discounts

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