Job Title: Senior Admin Support Officer
Location: Watford Three Rivers and Hertsmere
Salary Range: £20,903 progressing to £25,481 pa
Hours: 37 per week
Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce
Hertfordshire County Council Services for Young People enables young people to succeed through targeted prevention and early intervention. Our teams address young people’s emerging needs, improve their life chances, and reduce escalation to more expensive and intensive services. We support young people to successfully transition to adulthood.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible Senior Support Officer with good communication skills, to work as part of a team in Watford, Three Rivers and Hertsmere. You will provide a full range of administrative and office duties to a high standard including updating, improving and managing computer databases, spreadsheets and management information systems, answering phone and email queries, processing invoices and timesheets and managing a small staff team. There will be some front of house/reception duties in our Young People’s Centres.
Good IT and verbal and written communication skills plus line management experience are essential and the role requires a high level of confidentiality, patience and accuracy. A quick learner, you will need to be confident, very organised, flexible in your approach to your work, able to use your own initiative and prioritise your workload and be confident in working in a range of settings.
Flexibility to travel and work at sites across Watford, Three Rivers and Hertsmere is essential with access to your own vehicle with the ability to travel.
Closing Date: Sunday 12th December
Interview Date: Monday 20th December
For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Kips Green via email to email@example.com
Benefits of Working for HCC:
- Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
- Excellent Career Development
- Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
- Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
- Shopping Discounts
- Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes
How to Apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application will be rejected.
Important Note re Interviews: Where we are able to, and in accordance with current COVID-19 Government guidelines in regard to social distancing, all interviews will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Full details on how this will work will be sent to you, should you be shortlisted for an interview.
Driving Roles Only: As part of this role, you will be required to travel to other HCC Sites/Residences either using your own mode of transport or a company car. In light of this, the ability to drive and/or travel around the County is required for this role a DVLA check will be required on appointment.
Women Only for Care Homes: We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender, however as women are currently under-represented in this particular area, we would encourage applications from members of this group. Appointment will be based on merit alone.
Overseas Applications: We will accept applications from all applicants who already have an established right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide sponsorships for this post
English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.
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CS Roles Only: We expect all Children Services employees to fulfil Hertfordshire's Professional Promise for how children, young people & young adults with special educational needs and / or disabilities and their families should be treated. It is our agreement to place families and children at the centre of what we do, and helps parents and carers to understand and be able to hold us to account for how we provide our services. For further information please visit:‘Professional Promise’
Hertfordshire County Council is currently undertaking a review of its pay structure and terms and conditions. The council is undertaking this review as part of its commitment to continuing to be an employer of choice, by ensuring that its pay and terms and conditions are relevant to future working practices. You can read more about this on our website
How to Apply
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