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Senior Business Administrator

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Hastings
  • Salary
  • £24,703- £25,545 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 23/06/2024
  • Department
  • Children Services
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 18.5 - 21
  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/109822/40779
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/109822/40779
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Hastings
  • Salary
  • £24,703- £25,545 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 23/06/2024
  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Department
  • Children Services
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 18.5 - 21
  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical

 

Are you efficient, accurate and have an eye for detail?

Then you will be interested in joining our Looked After Children administration team.

The position offers the opportunity for the successful applicants to work alongside social workers and professionals supporting our highly respected looked after children's service. 

This role is varied with a focus on administration and supporting excellent customer care service. Routine tasks include:

  • Daily use of MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Teams
  • Undertake administrative duties in accordance with statutory and departmental requirements including monitoring email inboxes, providing  telephone cover and message service, setting and maintaining office systems, arranging meetings and maintaining diaries.
  • Minute, produce and distribute accurate records of meetings e.g. team, departmental, inter-agency meetings.
  • Accurately input data into computerised departmental systems, databases and spreadsheets and process, retrieve, analyse and cleanse data as necessary.

We are looking for candidates who have

  • Communication skills and the ability to communicate with a wide variety of people.
  • Strong IT skills particularly in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Teams and MS Outlook.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise work according to the requests being received.
  • To work as part of a team to support with administration tasks and the management of the office.

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 confirmed.

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 an informal discussion, please contact Danielle Field - Business Support Officer on 07907 979513.

#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.

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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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