Nanny Knows Best

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Thursday, October 13, 2005

A Pointless Post

A Pointless PostYou have to hand it to Nanny, she never ceases to come up with new and "innovative" ways to waste money and ensure that even more people are dependent on her for their living.

This time her chums in Oxfordshire County Council have exceeded themselves. They have created a new job, for which there appears to be no point and which no one (not even their council leader) understands.

The new role is for a Corporate Social Inclusion Manager, earning a stonking £55K per annum.

Nice money for a non job!

Keith Mitchell, the county council leader, has admitted that he does not actually know what the point of the post is. He notes that the money could be better spent wiping out a huge predicted deficit in the council's overspending youth service, part of the authority's community learning directorate.

Nanny's non job is advertised, using all the latest corporate HR bullshit speak, thus:

"This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated and articulate individual. You will be working at a corporate level across the whole spectrum of the council's activities, making a major contribution to policy implementation, performance monitoring and service improvement.

You will be able to maintain an effective balance between support, challenge and influence and be persuasive with senior managers, whilst maintaining their confidence.

With well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively, you will be adaptable and able to work independently and as part of a team
."

If anyone can tell me what this job is actually about, please do let me know.

Mr Mitchell has stated that he will look into whether this particular post is a necessary function.

Quote:

"I fear this might be a job to satisfy a Government inspector and, given that we have issues in the youth service, we could have wiped out half the deficit with this money.

Social inclusion is very important, but we could do it just as effectively with youth workers so I'm yet to be convinced about this position
."

Nanny employs over 7 million people, that is how she keeps her grip on power.

6 comments:

  1. Pete Roberts9:59 AM

    Another example of how fast the cancerous tumour of beaurocracy is growing. No wonder life in this wretched, miserable little country is so expensive. We are all working to support this ever burgeoning army of parasites in suits.

    I'd love to take one of these harmful organisms, surgically remove his suit, collar and tie and, when he's got over the shock of such a trauma, stick him in front of a workbench. I'd follow this with couple of days' intensive instruction of how to correctly hold a screwdriver and then use it correctly.

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  2. Anonymous10:30 AM

    Pete; you don't really want that sort of person to be given a pointed implement do you?!

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  3. "Team planning to use Open Heart Surgery solution to rectify cases of Athlete's Foot fungus require senior Bandaid applier to plaster over all gaps in the service."

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  4. If I were a senior manager and this highly qualified indivdual came to persuade me I would use the screwdriver to very great effect

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  5. someone9:16 AM

    blabber....

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  6. TRUE BLUE READING11:56 PM

    I AM SURPRISED THAT IT WAS FELT NECCESSARY TO ADVERTISE THIS POST, AS I AM SURE MANY INTERNAL APPLICATIONS WERE RECEIVED FROM OTHER PEN PUSHERS WHO WERE ALREADY ON AT THE TROUGH..WHO COULD NOT TELL YOU WHAT THERE JOB WAS...BUT APPLIED FOR THIS ONE AS IT CAME WITH AN EVEN FATTER TAX PAYER FUNDED PENSION

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