Regional Adoption Agency - Performance Support Officer

Do you get enthused by helping others understand the story behind the data? Do you want to use your analytical and technical skills to support delivery of excellent services for children?

If so, Lincolnshire County Council has an exciting opportunity to be part of a regional team supporting the children by providing high quality data and intelligence.

Please note that we welcome applications form neighbouring counties for this role.

Director Area
Children's Services
Job Category
Service Area
Job Location(s)
G6: 23,541 - 25,991
Relocation Expenses
Politically Restricted Post
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Hours per week
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We are recruiting for a Data Analyst (internally we call it a Performance Support Officer) with good communication skills and an eye for detail to work with the Regional Adoption Agency.  This post requires a high degree of computer competency, in particular advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and a clear understanding of database design. This Data Analyst post would suit a competent IT user with strong numerical and analytical skills. 

The Performance Support Officer is part of the central Regional Adoption Agency Team supporting the collection and validation of data across adoption services four local authorities to facilitate the provision of meaningful information and comparative data.  This is a great opportunity to make the most of your keen skills in problem solving and ability to recognise anomalies, and a chance to express your creativity and innovation through your analysis, making sense of a wide range of child data and telling the important stories behind the figures. 

Be part of better; if you would like to be our next Data Analyst and an integral part of a team that has built an excellent reputation for quality reporting and trusted advice, we'd really like to see what you have to offer, please read through the full Job Description to help you to make the best possible impression in your application, before clicking apply!

This is a temporary appointment, initially for a two year period.

We are offering a competitive salary of £23,541 - £25,991, along with a pension, a comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes, cycle to work, civil service sports council membership.

For an informal discussion about the Data Analyst post please contact Bryan Glover on 07824 824260 alternatively please e mail

Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 27th September 2020.


Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check


All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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