How would you like to be part of an enthusiastic, fast paced, friendly team while making a difference to the children and young people of Medway?
We have an exciting opportunity for the right person to join the First Response Business Support Team.
You will be required to provide complete and comprehensive administration support, dealing efficiently with telephone and other queries, arranging and minuting meetings, ensuring an accurate record is produced within timescales.
You should have experience of providing a comprehensive administrative support service to multiple teams. You will have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office and be experienced in taking high quality minutes. The role requires good teamwork as well as the ability to work independently to meet the needs of the service
You will be educated to GCSE level or equivalent in English and Maths, together with NVQ3 in Business Administration and/or equivalent experience.
In return we offer you:
- Generous annual leave entitlement
- Generous local government pension scheme package
- Access to wider training and development qualifications
- Flexible working scheme
- Travel plan discounts
- Access to CAREFIRST advice & counselling service
- Employee discount scheme for national and local retailers
Applicants must be able to demonstrate all essential requirements as listed in the job profile
Please note that interviews are likely to be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Full details on how this will work will be sent to you, if your application is successfully shortlisted.
Equal Opportunities Commitment Statement
Medway Council is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All appropriately qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age
For further information please refer to the Medway information pack available as a download or to view online
Please be advised that if you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted. All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email.
Please visit http://www.mindfulemployer.net/ for information on how Medway Council put good practices in place to ensure employees and job applicants who declare mental health issues receive the right level of support.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date. Previous unsuccessful applicants need not apply.
How to Apply
Please be advised that we only accept online applications submitted through JobsGoPublic ATS
If you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted.
All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email, if you require documentation/correspondence in different format such as braille or large print, please contact the Resourcing Team on 01634 332878.