The starting salary for this role is £16,457.24 per annum based on a 27 hour working week pro-rata to £21,943.
Only candidates who are fully vaccinated prior to their start date or medically exempt from vaccinations can work within our care homes. This is a legal requirement set out in the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014.
We are looking for an Administrator to join our Administration Team at Mallow Crescent to provide comprehensive administrative support to our service.
Mallow Crescent is a supported living and short breaks service for adults with learning disabilities in Burpham, Guildford. The service is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and was rated as ‘Outstanding’ in its most recent inspection.
In this role you will liaise with professionals both within social care and with other agencies, keep track of information, update and maintain spreadsheets and databases, take meeting notes and subsequently distribute to involved parties ensuring timescales are met, support with finances including cash handling and account reconciliations and provide performance information.
You will be highly organised, willing to take responsibility, use initiative, be comfortable in setting your own priorities and meeting deadlines. You will make sure that everything is in place to guarantee that all runs smoothly for the processes and the service you support.
Excellent interpersonal skills are essential along with a high level of written and oral communication skills. You will have experience of working with highly confidential information in a dynamic environment and have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. The successful candidate will have daily contact with the people we support who may be reporting maintenance issues or requesting money.
We are looking for someone who:
- Has a background in administration
- Has experience of working in a busy office environment
- Has excellent customer service and communication skills
- Is confident, organised and able to implement a proactive approach to their work
- Has excellent IT skills and is proficient in using Microsoft Office
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For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.Additional Information
The advert closes at 23:59 on 23/09/2021 with interviews to follow.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
Please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Please call Iva Hardwick or Jan Paling on 01483 455879.
We look forward to receiving your application. Please click on the apply online button below to submit.
You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service (pro-rata for part-time), 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.