Job Title: Admin Support Officer
Location: Farnham House at Stevenage (Hybrid working between Office and Home)
Starting Salary: £19,264 with the opportunity to progress to a maximum of £20,444
Hours: 37 hours per week
Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce
We are looking for an adaptable and flexible Support Officer to work in our newly created Central SASH team which is set to further expand in October 2022.
Central SASH is an intensive team providing support to the highest risk cases countywide within the Specialist Adolescent Service (SASH). We support families experiencing complex family dysfunction, high risk behaviour, homelessness, child sexual exploitation, child criminal exploitation and support young people to return home from care or Tier 4 hospital admissions. Our existing area teams case hold, with the Central SASH delivering a wraparound response to young people and their families at the time that it is needed.
The support officer role would be varied and include assisting with the set up and expansion of the team (developing systems, policies, processes, resources and finances) and co-ordinating, organising and minuting case supervisions and review meetings for all central SASH cases. The support officer plays a key role in contributing to the functioning and efficiency of the team. The team is made up of 12 adolescent practitioners, a therapist, two practice managers, a team manager and a support officer. Any candidate suitable for this role would have opportunities to gain a wealth of knowledge from the practitioners they are surrounded by and we support career progression. Being able to maintain confidentiality and integrity at all times is a must.
If you would like an informal chat or in need of any further information please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: Sunday 25th September 2022
Interview dates: TBC
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.
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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