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Administrative Support Officer

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

Closing date: Sunday 10th July 2022
Interview date: to be confirmed


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Administrative Support Officer to bring their skills to the East Sussex County Council, Early Help Service for families (0-19). Rated Outstanding by Ofsted, we are ambitious on behalf of the young people and families we work with and believe every role plays a key part in their success.

The role is varied and requires an ability to multi-task. You will be able to organise your own workload to meet the demands of a reactive and busy environment. Strong MS Office skills will be key to your success, as will good data inputting skills. You should be flexible and self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

You need to be a great communicator, able to talk to a parent who has called in distress as well as working with partners and managers as part of an integrated Early Help Service which includes ESHT Health Visiting colleagues.

In return, we offer competitive pay, great opportunities for professional development, and the chance to be part of an outstanding organisation that is committed to bringing about change in the lives of vulnerable children and families.

Our Early Help practice is high impact. We know we are making a difference because that’s what children and young people tell us.

So, if you’d like to be part of our progressive team, apply NOW.

"The local authority is a strong, dynamic learning organisation that encourages self-reflection at all levels.” Ofsted

For an informal discussion, please contact Claire Blake - Practice Manager at claire.blake@eastsussex.gov.uk or 07557 541817.

Additional Information

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

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/1091/24861

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • High Weald

  • 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