£24,780 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Fairmount House, Bull Hill, Leatherhead, KT22 7AH.
About the role
Providing business support for the Surrey Children’s Services Workforce Academy you will be joining the Quality Performance division at a time of significant change, as we transform our Children’s Services. We have a new management in place and are implementing innovative approaches to what we do to deliver our vision. We are looking to grow the business support within the academy to support the learning journey of developing the workforce of the council and its partners. We are looking for a full time Administrator to work in this varied and interesting role to help us with this.
You will be highly organised and willing to take responsibility and use initiative; being 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 teams you support and, as a Senior Administrator, will support more junior staff to ensure daily workflow is completed to timescales.
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 customer focused environment and with the ability to work effectively under pressure.
While this role will initially be based in Leatherhead, there is a planned move to relocate teams currently based in this office relocating at some point in 2023 and council staff will be required to work in an increasingly agile way, with a willingness to travel across the county as needed.
We are looking for someone who:
- Has a solid background in administration
- Has experience of working in a busy office environment
- Has experience of managing workflow and/or leading more junior staff
- Has excellent customer service and communication skills
- Is confident, organised and able to implement a proactive and flexible approach to work
- Has excellent IT skills and is proficient in using Microsoft Office
Previous experience or an understanding of working in a Learning Development environment and working with Learning Management Systems would be beneficial, but we will provide you with the training and support you need to be successful in the role.
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The job advert closes at 23:59 on the 7th August 2022 with interviews to follow W/C 15th August 2022.
Please note that a basic DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check will be required for this role.
For an informal discussion contact Elaine Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, 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.