This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Administrator to assist the children’s centre Office Manager in providing a high quality administrative service to a busy and demanding multi-agency locality team.
You will be based in children centres and your key duties will include delivering excellent first point of contact customer services to both internal and external customers at the reception desk, accurately entering and updating data on various in-house systems including MOSAiC, EISi/EIS, Oracle and, ASH, administering office procurement systems including; placing, receiving and receipting orders; checking payments have been made; processing of nursery fees; and updating office finance monitoring systems. You will also have the opportunity to showcase your clerical skills by supporting in other administrative duties, such as booking services, minute taking and assisting in the organisation of meetings and events.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
To be considered for this exciting opportunity the successful candidate will be reliable and dedicated to delivering your very best for the people of Camden.
You will be confident with using MS Office packages, including Outlook, Word and Excel. Experience and knowledge of using EISi/EIS, MOSAiC, ASH and Oracle finance systems would be highly desirable.
The role of Administrative Officer will provide you with the opportunity to use your organisational and planning skills to deliver first class administrative support to the team. You will work well as part of a team sharing workloads and, demonstrate excellent communication skills as you will be liaising with different stakeholders, including internal and external suppliers ensuring a good working relationship. Your effective verbal and written communication skills will demonstrate an ability to resolve challenging situations and complex queries, working with a range of individuals including children and vulnerable adults. Flexibility will be required as you will be expected to work from multiple settings and may on occasion be required to attend out-of-hours events. A “can do” proactive attitude and the ability to use your own initiative is essential as you will provide office administrative support in ensuring the day to day smooth service operation in the absence of the Office Manager.
Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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Closing dates for applications: Sunday 8th March 2020
Interviews to be held: Tuesday 24th March 2020
Please quote reference: 2000002R
Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are Monday 16th March, Monday 20th April & Monday 18th May 2020