The starting salary for this position is £23,243 per annum based on a 36-hour working week.
This role will be based at either Woodhatch, Reigate or Quadrant Court, Woking. This role is offered as an agile working opportunity. The successful applicant will be required to attend the office a minimum of two days per week, or as other specified by the discretion of the line manager for the proper completion of their duties.
Surrey County Council's 'Children, Families and Learning' (CFL) directorate provides a range of highly specialist services to vulnerable children and young people. Services are delivered directly to children and their families within extensive statutory frameworks. Staff working in these areas need specialist knowledge in order to deliver effective services to these high risk and high need groups.
We are looking for a full time Team Administrator to work in a varied and interesting role within the CFL Directorate. As a Team Administrator you will directly support the Fostering Service with their complex and confidential work which will require a wide range of proven administrative experience. The Team Administrator will be expected to play an instrumental role in the delivery of the service and make a positive contribution towards improving the lives of children in Surrey.
You will be highly organised, willing to take responsibility and use initiative. You will also be confident in setting your own priorities and meeting deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal skills are essential along with a high level of written and verbal communication skills. You will have experience of working with highly confidential information in a customer service focused environment and have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Every day will bring a different challenge. To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:
- Strong administrative skills and the ability to work independently
- Experience of working in a busy environment
- Excellent customer service and communication skills
- Confidence, organisational skills and ability to implement a proactive approach to your work
- Excellent IT skills and proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and MS Teams
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 24th March 2023 with interviews to follow.
For an informal discussion please contact Debby Edwards by email at .
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
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.