East Dunbartonshire Council’s Housing Service is looking for a Systems Officer to maintain the Housing Service’s Integrated Housing Management System (IHMS) and produce statistical information and reports. This opportunity comes at an exciting time as the Housing Service is in the process of implementing a new IHMS system. As such the post holder will also play a central role in supporting the IHMS Systems Adviser in the implementation of the new system.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate an ability to work as part of a team and an enthusiasm for the task at hand. Although knowledge of system processing or ICT administration, particularly in a Housing Systems environment would be advantageous, previous office experience and having confidence and an interest in the support of systems along with the drive to take on new challenges would be considered as full training on all systems areas will be provided.
The post holder will also contribute to the design and development of system processes that support and improve our business and to assist with system housekeeping, data security and data quality.
Ideal candidate must be self-motivated, flexible, adaptable, customer focused and have good planning and organisational skills.
The post is full time and may present a secondment opportunity for an internal member of staff. For members of staff considering this route from outwith the Housing Service, please consult the secondment procedure available on the Council’s Hub.
If you require an informal discussion about the above post, please contact Karen Bell – Systems Adviser (IHMS) at [email protected]
The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria
Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.
Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate’s first salary payment.
In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee’s wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.
Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee’s final salary.
The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.
The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:
Individuals will be treated in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner.
Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.
The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.
We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.
We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.
We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)
We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks.
We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.
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