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Senior Team Administrator

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/9505/8476
  • Published: Mon 04/05/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 29/05/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £12,215 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Guildford

About the role

Surrey County Council's 'Children, Families and Learning (CFL)' directorate provides a range of highly specialist services to vulnerable children and young people. Services are delivered directly to children and their families within extensive statutory frameworks and staff working in these areas need specialist knowledge in order to deliver effective services to these high risk and high need groups.

We are looking for a part-time Administrator to work in a varied and interesting role within the CFL Directorate. As an experienced Administrator, you will directly support the Residential Childrens home with their complex and confidential work which will require a wide range of proven administrative experience.

The Administrator plays an instrumental role in the delivery of the service; taking and directing enquiries and ensuring clients are met and greeted well. You should have sound knowledge around taking minutes, planning team events and organising appointments and be comfortable entering data and formulating statistical reports.

You will be highly organised, willing to take responsibility and use initiative. You will also be confident in setting your own priorities and meeting deadlines. You will make sure that everything is in place to guarantee that all runs smoothly for the processes and the Residential Childrens home you support and, as a Senior Administrator, will ensure daily workflow is completed to timescales.

Excellent interpersonal skills are essential along with a high level of written and oral communication skills. You will have experience of working with highly confidential information in a customer focused environment and have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Every day will bring a different challenge in role, so we are looking for someone who:

  • Has a solid background in administration
  • Has experience of working in a busy environment
  • Has experience of managing workflow and/or leading more junior staff
  • Has excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Is confident, organised and able to implement a proactive approach to their work
  • Has excellent IT skills and is proficient in using Microsoft Office
  • Has facility management, maintaining equipment and building experience
  • Has finance, petty cash and purchasing experience

Surrey Residential Homes accommodate children up to 18 years of age. All of our homes are inspected regularly by OFSTED, and most have been judged as either ‘Good’, ‘Outstanding’ or are working towards this. Therefore, we are very proud of the quality of our residential services for children in Surrey. As a result, we have invested in our homes and staff and plan to continue to do this, in order to achieve a service that is ambitious, innovative and responsive to the needs of young people in our care.

Due to legal requirements set out by the DFE national minimum standards, the successful applicant is required to be at least 4 years older than our oldest accommodated child.

Please make sure you refer to the full job description attached at the bottom of this advert for further information about the role.

Additional information

Contact Details

For an informal discussion contact Navjyot Dhanoa by e-mail navjyot.dhanoa@surreycc.gov.uk  or by phone on: 01483 517121.

We look forward to receiving your application. 

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 29/05/2020 with interviews to follow.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey 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 to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/9505/8476
  • Published: Mon 04/05/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 29/05/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £12,215 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Guildford