Service Support Assistant
Full time £19,387 per annum pro rata to £13,463 for 25 hours per week.
Please note that the successful applicant will be required to work 0730 hours – 1230 hours 5 days a week (Monday to Friday).
Based at the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub, Guildford Police Station, Margaret Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4QS
Flexible working supported 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
This position is to work in the Education Safeguarding Team which provides comprehensive administrative support to our Schools & Learning Teams working across Surrey.
To ensure we continue to provide an efficient service to schools, parents/carers and Surrey staff, you will keep records up-to-date electronically on our data management system and paper records filed in an integrated filing system. You will ensure the timely and high quality preparation and despatch of key documents and correspondence. The post supports the introduction of Operation Encompass which notifies schools when a child / young person is affected by domestic abuse or goes missing. Your role will include researching school details of children / young people and their siblings on our internal databases before schools are notified in a timely manner.
You will face a new set of challenges every day and will have to cope with some tight deadlines, therefore it's a perfect opportunity to prove your skills in a fast-paced business environment.
You should have experience in an administrative team role, where you developed a flexible approach to work with a calm, customer-orientated attitude and the ability to communicate with people at all levels. You must be computer literate and take a methodical approach to information gathering, recording and reporting. Confidentiality and data protection are a high priority.
We will provide training and ensure that your skills are kept up-to-date.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description.
We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 23rd April 2017.
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 2nd May 2017 at Fairmount House, Bull Hill, Leatherhead. KT22 7AH
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.
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.