Adults Part-Time Administration Assistant 2 year Fixed Term Contract - Leatherhead

Surrey County Council
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

£9693.5 per annum 18 hours per week based at Fairmount House, Bull Hill, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 7AH.

This position is for a 24 month fixed term contract

The normal working pattern Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursdays – 3 x 6 hour days.

The position is linked to project work.

Flexible working supported where possible, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

About the Role

We currently have vacancy for a Administration Assistant in our team based in the Continuing Care Team in Leatherhead We are looking for someone to provide comprehensive administrative support to our Adult Social Care Team.

You will be undertaking general administrative duties in order to provide support to a dispersed specialised central operational team within Adult Social Care, where supervision at time is off site. You may be required to travel to other sites in Surrey to support operational functions.

You will need to have excellent excel skills, quick and accurate data entry on mainframe database and excel spreadsheets. You will need to be able to both interrogate the database and interpret the data recorded which may be complex in nature. At times you will need to produce ad hoc reports from excel spreadsheets.

You will have good communication skills both written and verbal as you will be expected to deal with telephone enquiries and a wide range of correspondence, case recording and scanning duties. In addition, you will have the skills to enable you to take notes and minutes of meetings. You will have a flexible, mature approach, will be well organised and able to work under pressure, on occasions, to tight deadlines. You will also have good customer service and excellent IT skills - all short listed applicants will be required to complete an IT skills test as part of the interview process.

You will have previous experience of working in a busy office environment and have the ability to work as part of a team within existing working protocols and procedures whilst being proactive and using your initiative within the scope of the job role.

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification. We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 23 April 2017.

Interviews will take place on 3rd May 2017 .

Please do not apply if you have been unsuccessful at interview stage previously for this role for any team across Adult Social Care in Surrey County Council as your application will not be considered for 3 months from your interview date.

Please note, if access to the GCSX (PSN) network is required for this role, a Basic Disclosure (DBS check) will be required to meet the Government Baseline Personnel Security Standards.

Equal Opportunities

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.