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Administration Support Officer

Hours of work: 37 per week
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Sunday 10 July 2022

For an informal discussion, please contact Sarah Oxenbury - Business Support Office on 07562 907386.

Job Introduction

This role is in one of our Duty and Assessment Teams.  As a member of the team you will be responsible for a variety of tasks to assist in the smooth running of the service by providing administrative support to the social workers and managers. This will include maintaining databases, taking complex meeting minutes, uploading information onto the authority's database system, data entry, telephone contact with professionals and clients and other general administrative tasks. It's a fast paced and varied role and we'll make sure that you get all the training and support you need to succeed.

You will need excellent communication skills to liaise with a variety of professionals and other agencies at the forefront of our service, strong MS Office skills and have a real passion for delivering excellent customer service. In return for your commitment we offer on-going training and development opportunities.

Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

 

This role is in our Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) Team.  As a member of the team you will be responsible for a variety of tasks to assist in the smooth running of the service by providing administrative support to the social workers and managers. This will include processing referrals and initial contacts and uploading information using our client database system, taking complex meeting minutes, data entry, telephone contact with professionals and clients and other general administrative tasks. It's a fast paced and varied role and we'll make sure that you get all the training and support you need to succeed.

You will need excellent communication skills to liaise with a variety of professionals and other agencies at the forefront of our service, strong MS Office skills and have a real passion for delivering excellent customer service. In return for your commitment we offer on-going training and development opportunities.

Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.


Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/164894/22840

  • Number of positions
  • 2

  • Location
  • Lewes

  • Salary
  • £20,853 to £21,695

  • Closing date
  • 10 July 2022

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Children Services

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical