Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 01 August 2021
Interview date: Thursday 12 August 2021
For an informal discussion, please contact Christine Aldous - Office Manager on 07704 017553.
About the role
Administration Support Officer
You will be joining the Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability (ISEND) Service within East Sussex and will be part of a small admin team supporting the Children’s Disability Services team.
We are looking for someone motivated, capable, cheerful and able to take the initiative in a busy work environment. Who has a real passion for delivering excellent customer service for service users and other professionals.
The role will provide support across two sites Sorrel Drive, Eastbourne and Dorset Road, Bexhill. Where you will work on reception and act as the first point of contact for visiting professionals, clients and trades people. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with a wide variety of people
Our administrators play 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.
You will have strong IT and MS Office skills, have excellent minute taking skills, experience of financial systems and knowledge of purchase orders and invoices. Attention to detail and accuracy, flexibility and the ability to use your own initiative is essential.
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.
In return for your commitment, we offer ongoing training and development opportunities.
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.