£21,169 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Fairmount House, Bull Hill, Leatherhead, KT22 7AH. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360-degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
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.
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About the role
Surrey County Council is determined to transform the way it works. This includes how it provides support to people with a learning disability or autism. A new specialist practitioner team has been created, helped by an ambitious programme of investment in more independent housing schemes in our communities.
Within Adult Social Care, we understand the importance of having a robust, organised and efficient administrative service to help us deliver services to residents of Surrey. Due to this understanding, administrative staff are very much part of the frontline Adult Social Care function.
To support the delivery of the vision for this new team, we require a dynamic, supportive and structured administrative function to be developed. In this post, you will be a key member of the team, supporting frontline social care practitioners with a variety of tasks.
In this role, you will be undertaking key administrative duties in order to provide support to a dispersed specialised central operational team within Adult Social Care, where supervision at times is off-site. You may be required to travel to other sites in Surrey to support operational functions.
We are looking for someone who has a passion for customer service, excellent administrative skills and a desire to support the team and the wider Surrey residents. You will need to have a sound knowledge of IT packages such as excel, word and databases.
Excellent written and verbal communication is key to this role as you will be the first point of contact for Surrey residents. 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 also be required to proof read/edit items for web-supported team bulletin.
Working in a frontline social care team is fast-paced; therefore, you need to have a flexible, mature approach, be well organised and able to work under pressure, on occasions, to tight deadlines.
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 while 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 profile.
For an informal discussion contact Jessica Peskett on 01483 404770.
We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 10th November 2019.
Interviews will take place on 18th and 19th November 2019.
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.