We are seeking an experienced administrator to join our Fostering & Adoption team in the role of Panels Administrator. In this exciting role you will work closely with the Adoption Manager in relation to Adoption and Permanency tracking mechanisms ensuring early permanency for all children in line with government target benchmarks.
You will be responsible for the co-ordination of all practical aspects of each Panel, including drawing up the Panel timetable, taking accurate minutes and circulation of these along with maintaining filing systems and data for all cases projected and presented to the Adoption and Fostering Panel.
You will have a flexible 'can-do' approach to work with the ability to adapt to ever changing demands. You will be highly organised and efficient with the ability to produce work of a high standard with set timescales. As well as being able to work efficiently as part of a team, you should be proactive and able to use your own initiative. You will have excellent IT skills and good communication skills with the confidence to challenge others appropriately
- the ability to take accurate minutes
- to organise and deliver workloads to timetables
- work to tight deadlines
- ability to keep accurate records and produce statistical information as required
- good oral and written communication skills
- be proactive
- highly organised
- experience of working within local government and/or partners
In return you will receive regular support and support, personal objective settings and ongoing training opportunities.
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is not required for this role
Closing Date: 17 November 2019
Our vision - An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.
Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent into Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around.
As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.
We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.
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