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Administration Assistant FAI

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/777/25652
  • Published: Tue 19/07/2022, 10:56 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 09/08/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £23,243 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking

The starting salary for this role is £23,243 per annum, working 36 hours per week.

We currently have two full time Administration Assistant vacancies within our Financial Assessments and Income Team which is based at Woking Borough Council Civic offices, Gloucester Square, Woking, Surrey GU21 6YL. These are:

1 x permanent vacancy based in Woking. This position is office-based with supervision carried out remotely.

1 x 12 month fixed term contract / internal secondment opportunity.  This position is agile / office-based with supervision carried out remotely. Your Surrey office base preference will be discussed at interview.

Internal applicants – please ensure you have discussed this secondment opportunity with your current Line Manager and have their agreement before you submit your application.

In this role you will provide comprehensive administrative support to the team. You will undertake general administrative duties in order to provide support to a dispersed specialised central operational team within Adult Social Care, where supervision at times is off site. You may be required to travel to other sites in Surrey to support operational functions.

You will need to have excellent Excel skills, with quick and accurate data entry ability on mainframe databases and spreadsheets. You will need to be able to both interrogate the database and interpret the data recorded, which may be complex in nature. At times you will need to produce ad hoc reports from Excel spreadsheets.

You will have good communication skills both written and verbal as you will be expected to deal with telephone enquiries and a wide range of correspondence, case recording and scanning duties. In addition, you will have the skills to enable you to take notes and minutes of meetings. You will also be required to proof-read / edit items for web-supported team bulletins.

You will have a flexible, mature approach, will be well organised and able to work under pressure, on occasion to tight deadlines. You will also have good customer service and excellent IT skills.

You will have previous experience of working in a busy office environment and the ability to work as part of a team within existing working protocols and procedures whilst being proactive and using your initiative within the scope of the job role.

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

Additional Information

This job advert closes at 23:59 on Monday 8th August 2022.

Interviews will take place during week commencing 22nd August 2022.

Apart from the permanent vacancy, there is also a 12 month fixed term contract / internal secondment opportunity.

Internal applicants – please ensure you have discussed this secondment opportunity with your current Line Manager and have their agreement before you submit your application.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact either Chloe Sutton on mob: 07968 833411 or email: chloe.sutton@surreycc.gov.uk or Bernie Farmer on mob: 07580 972237 or email: bernie.farmer@surreycc.gov.uk.

We look forward to receiving your application with CV.  You should also attach a separate personal statement tailored for this role (please do not just attach a second copy of your CV).

Please click on the apply online button below to submit.

Benefits

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 26 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.

Our Commitment

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/777/25652
  • Published: Tue 19/07/2022, 10:56 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 09/08/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £23,243 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking

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