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Senior Business Administrator

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time, Part-time and job share considered

Closing date: Sunday 18 December 2022
Interview date: TBC

For an informal discussion, please contact Sarah Oxenbury, Business Support Officer on 07562 907386

Do you want a rewarding and varied administrative role supporting teams who help the most vulnerable children in the county? If so, then working in the team who provide back office functions to our Children's Social Workers might be for you.

As a Senior Business Administrator, you will work within a team responsible for petty cash, making bookings, maintaining databases, writing letters, arranging and taking the minutes of significant meetings all with the aim of improving the outcomes for children.  

This role is fast paced and varied but we will provide all the training and support you need to succeed. 

We are looking for candidates with:

  • Attention to detail 
  • Great communication skills
  • Strong administration skills
  • Calmness under pressure
  • Resourcefulness

If you think this role is for you please click "Apply Now" and complete the application form. You will need to demonstrate that you meet the essential criteria in the job description.

Interviews will take place in person at County Hall, Lewes and will include a small work based test.

Staff in our team get huge job satisfaction from knowing that our work supports Social Workers to help children in the greatest need. We know our work is valued by the Social workers because this team was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement Award last year.

We offer a diverse range of benefits to help and support you during your employment. More information can be found on our benefits page.

For work that makes a difference

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/164894/28813

  • Number of positions
  • 3

  • Location
  • Lewes

  • Salary
  • £22,778 - £23,620 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 18/12/2022

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Children Services

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time or Part Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical