Senior Team Administrator
The starting salary for this role is £26,080 per annum based on a 36-hour working week. This is a 12 month fixed term contract from April 2023 to March 2024.
This is a hybrid role which means your time will be flexibly split between working from home and in the office to collaborate with your team.
We are looking for a full-time Senior Administrator to work in this varied and interesting role within our Educational Psychology Service.
Surrey's Educational Psychology Service sits within the Children, Families and Learning Directorate and deliver a range of highly specialist services directly to vulnerable children and young people.
In your role as a Senior Team Administrator you will support the Educational Psychology teams to deliver a range of activities that make a genuine difference to some of Surrey's most vulnerable children and young people. This is a really varied role which will see you supporting individual work in schools (e.g., processing psychological reports), ensuring the smooth running of group interventions (e.g., Emotional Literacy Support Assistant training and supervision) and systemic change (e.g., training and conferences).
Organising appointments and training courses, keeping track of information, resources and materials, and taking meeting notes will all be part of a day's work. Making sure timescales are met will be key! Therefore, we are looking for someone who is highly organised, able to take responsibility and use initiative, as well as comfortable setting their own priorities to meet deadlines. Ultimately, your role will be to make sure that everything is in place to guarantee the smooth running of both the processes and teams you support.
We are looking for someone who:
- Has a solid background in administration in a busy environment
- Demonstrates excellent customer service and communication skills
- Is confident, organised and able to implement a proactive approach to work, managing workflows to deadlines
- Has excellent IT skills (including Microsoft Office)
- Has experience of working with confidential information
- Has a knowledge or interest in psychology and supporting vulnerable learners
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 29th March 2023 with interviews to follow.
This is a secondment / fixed term contract until 31st March 2024.
A Basic DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) will be required for this role.
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 the advert on the employer site.
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.