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Senior Business Administrator

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Eastbourne
  • Salary
  • £24,703- £25,545 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 03/03/2024
  • Department
  • Children Services
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/109822/39128
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/109822/39128
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Eastbourne
  • Salary
  • £24,703- £25,545 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 03/03/2024
  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Department
  • Children Services
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical

 

Do you want to make a difference?

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Fostering Team for a full-time Senior Business Administrator, working 37 hours per week in the Fostering Team, specifically supporting duty commissioning.

The Fostering Duty team facilitate the appropriate placement of East Sussex Looked After Children (LAC) through both in-house resources and the commissioning of external provision.

As a Senior Business Administrator, you will be responsible for a variety of tasks including creating and implementing new systems, arranging team meetings, and dealing with professionals at the forefront of our service.

Routine tasks include:

  • Creating, updating, and formatting spreadsheets
  • Ensuring Emergency Duty Team have sufficient information to provide out of hours cover
  • Supporting the Operations Manager, managing group inboxes and coordinating queries
  • Arranging placement reviews and minuting meetings
  • Keeping and updating electronic documents 
  • Sending out Information Captures to external provisions
  • Cross checking information for unregulated provision staff

We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate the following

  • Able to organise own workload
  • Able to take ownership of tasks and complete to a high standard.
  • Be a team player that can work collaboratively as well as using their own initiative.
  • Strong MS Office skills

Our senior business administrators play a key role in supporting the Council - helping us provide a better service to the people of East Sussex. It’s fast-paced and varied, but we’ll make sure you get all the training and support you need to succeed.

To apply for this role please follow the ‘Apply Now’ button above. When completing your application be sure to address how you meet all the criteria in the person specification drawing on any relevant work/life experience, education or personal interests.

Interviews to be held on Thursday 7th March 2024 

#Ask me if this can be an apprenticeship

Vocational Training through Apprenticeships is now available to our staff, ranging from entry level to degree level qualifications. You can talk to the hiring manager and the apprenticeship team about what qualifications would be relevant to you and this job role, and if it is possible to support you in apprenticeship training.

For an informal discussion, please contact Donna Collins - Operations Manager, Fostering Duty & Commissioning on 01323 747071 or donna.collins@eastsussex.gov.uk

We also 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

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 sponsorship to work in the UK please let the hiring manager know this in your application so we can check eligibility for sponsorship for the role.

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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