Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 28 February 2021
Interview date: Wednesday 08 March 2021 and Friday 10 March 2021
For an informal discussion, please contact Matthew Cray - Office Manager on 01424 724444
About the role
Make a difference: become an administrator playing a key role in supporting the Council - helping us provide an excellent service to the people of East Sussex. It’s a fast-paced and varied role, but we’ll make sure you get all the training and support you need to succeed.
We are looking for an enthusiastic team player; willing to learn, and able to remain calm in a busy work environment.
You will have strong IT and MS Office skills, excellent minute taking skills and customer service experience. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate with a wide range of people, which can sometimes involve sensitive issues. Attention to detail and accuracy, flexibility, and the ability to use your own initiative is essential. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate with a wide range of people, which can sometimes involve sensitive issues.
This is a varied and demanding role which offers excellent opportunities to expand your existing knowledge and skills by working with an experienced administration team and taking advantage of the training opportunities available within the Council and Adult Social Care.
You will be supporting the Hastings and Rother Neighbourhood Support Team and Occupational Therapy Service which are usually based at Ocean House.
COVID-19 update: Please note that East Sussex County Council is currently following Government’s advice on enabling staff to work from home if it is safe and practical to do so. Induction for the role will be at Ocean House with future working arrangements to be discussed.
In return for your commitment, we offer a range of support and development opportunities.
For further information about the post please contact Matthew Cray (Office Manager) or Donnalyn Morris (Senior Administrative Officer) on 01424 724 444.
We welcome applications from all sections of our community and for this post we particularly encourage applications from people of Black, Asian, and ethnic minority backgrounds, and men, who are currently under-represented within East Sussex social care.
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.