Staffordshire County Council

Digital Officer

Stafford, Staffordshire
£20,903 - £23,541 per annum
02 Jun 2021
15 Jun 2021
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Job title: Digital Officer

Salary: Grade 6 - £20,903 - £23,541 per annum

Location: Stafford and surrounding areas

Contract type: 37 Hours per week | Permanent – 2 posts |

Two exciting opportunities have arisen to join Staffordshire County Council’s Digital Team. Responsible for the maintenance and development of the organisation’s Digital Offer to residents, you will be part of a team managing not only the main website but the surrounding satellite websites and the MyStaffs App. We are looking for candidates with a suitable level of qualification and/or experience who are motivated and knowledgeable in public sector digital services. In return you will benefit from excellent terms and conditions and flexible working polices and join a team working in a growth area of the organisation.

What you’ll bring

You’ll be passionate about the work you do in Digital and you’ll be committed to supporting those who need us across the county.

  • Embed web standards, policies and practices across the organisation to ensure a consistently high level of delivery, usability and accessibility for all online information and transactional functionality.
  • Provide web advice to the editing community, other officers ad service leads. Communicate technical processes clearly and effectively using simple and jargon-free language.



  • Pro-actively research innovative web solutions and provide options appraisals towards implementing new technologies to better deliver customer focused self-service online.



  • Assist with the delivery of work packages to improve and upgrade web channels and applications, from initiation and set-up to completion and review. Ensure minimum disruption to live operational channels.



  • Develop efficient operational procedures and documentation to ensure web services meet performance targets, and ensure systems are in place to monitor the effectiveness of any online solution.

Further information about the role




If you’re interested in the role and would like to know more, please contact


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.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

This position will have access to the Public Sector Network, to meet government security standards we will request a basic criminal convictions certificate and other background checks prior to appointment for the successful candidate

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Closing Date: Day 15/06/2021 Interview Date: 17/06/2021

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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: ü An excellent local government pension scheme

ü 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

ü The option to buy up to an additional 2 weeks annual leave

ü A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement

ü Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave

ü Volunteering Scheme

ü Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring

ü Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services)

ü Eye care vouchers

ü Car lease scheme / cycle & car loan scheme / employee car share scheme

ü Bus and rail travel discounts

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