The starting salary for this role is £6,818 per annum based on a 12 hour working week, across 39 weeks per year (term-time only) pro-rata to £23,675.
This position is based at Farnham Adult Learning Centre, 25 West Street, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7DR and the working hours are:
- Monday: 9.30am - 1pm
- Tuesday: 9am - 2.30pm
- Friday: 9am - 12pm
This role will also require occasional evenings and Saturdays, as well as covering/deputising for the Centre Coordinator, in their absence.
This is a fixed term contract until 31st March 2024 with the potential to be extended, funding dependent.
Who are we?
Surrey Adult Learning provide a wide range of daytime, evening and Saturday courses and learning opportunities for adults. This includes a range of qualification courses predominantly in English, including English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), maths and digital skills, courses for those with learning disabilities, mental health conditions and parents/carers wanting to upskill to support their children. Courses also run for personal development in a wide range of subjects such as arts and crafts, languages and exercise as well as our outreach provision for those currently facing life challenges.
We have seven centres across North and South West Surrey and we are now looking for a Centre Administrator to join our Farnham Centre.
As our Centre Administrator you will play a key role in ensuring the effective administrative operation of the Centre. We're looking for someone who can provide a welcoming and supportive environment for our customers, helping them access information and advice about the courses we offer and ensuring that enrolments are processed efficiently.
In this role you will also have responsibility for the health and safety of the Centre's users and site security in the absence of the Centre Coordinator.
What we're looking for!
As a Centre Administrator you will need to have some customer service experience together with good administrative skills. We're looking for someone who can provide high quality, direct customer care for the users of our Centre and an interest in adult learning.
Here are the qualities, skills & experiences we are looking for in our Centre Administrator:
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Great team working skills
- Strong administrative ability
- High standard of accuracy and attention to detail
- Effective organisational skills with the ability to manage your own workload, meet deadlines and prioritise as required
You will also need to be able to demonstrate a practical and confident approach as the role involves some lone working.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on Sunday 4th June 2023.
Interviews will take place week commencing 19th June 2023.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit our website.
Surrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:
- The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
- The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form
Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role.
We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups. We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.