The starting salary for this role is £11,621 per annum (FTE £23,243) for working 18 hours per week. This is a 3-month fixed term contract/secondment.
We currently have an Administration Assistant vacancy based in our Epsom & Ewell locality team. We are looking for someone to provide comprehensive administrative support to our Adult Social Care team.
As part of our greener future strategies and our commitment to creating a healthy work-life balance, we welcome a conversation with you regarding our remote working options. Remote working to us is a balance of spending time in our communities, our offices and working from home or wherever works best.
You will be undertaking 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 on the mainframe database and excel 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 proofread/edit items for web supported team bulletin.
You will be well organised and have a flexible, mature approach. As well as this, you will have the ability 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. In addition, you will have 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.Additional Information
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 09/10/2022 with interviews to follow.
This is a 3 month secondment / fixed term contract.
For an informal discussion please contact Clare Hunt on 01372 832 860.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
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 (pro rated for part time staff), 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.