Job Title: Admin Support Officer
Location: County Hall, Hertford
Starting Salary: £23,500 progressing to £25,979 pa
Hours: 37 per week
Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce
An exciting opportunity to join one of the most unique teams within Children Services. Working with YP at risk of exploitation, with the YJ system and edge of care.
To support a team with multi agency meetings and work alongside the Youth Justice team. Our team supports social workers with ensuring that all statutory checks are completed within timescales.
Our team is responsible with ensuring that all court documents are in order ahead of the YP being court and then uploaded to the relevant systems.
Arranging strategy discussion and minuting these accurately.
Helping support the team manager with ad hoc projects such as allocation tracking and assessments.
This role provides administrative support to a front-line social work team, working with other agencies to enable Social Work staff to undertake accurate assessments and offer appropriate support.
We are looking for organised, self-motivated, and professional individuals who are able to provide a high level of administrative support. You will be used to working to tight deadlines and with high accuracy. Experience in taking notes would be beneficial, but full training will be given.
You will be working in a rewarding and fast paced environment, requesting checks from other agencies, note taking at meetings, preparing court documents as required.
We are looking for organised, self-motivated, and professional individuals who are able to provide a high level of administrative support.
You will be used to working to tight deadlines and with high accuracy. Experience in taking notes would be beneficial, but full training will be given.
Closing Date: 30th November 2023
Interview Date: 18th December
For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Shabnam Fard – Shabnam.firstname.lastname@example.org
Benefits of working for us:
• 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
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.
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 (for those whose language is a signed language the provision of a sign language interpreter who speaks English to the necessary standard of fluency will be required). Further information about the legal requirement can be found here.
CS Roles Only: We expect all Children Services employees to fulfil Hertfordshire's Professional Promise for how children, young people & young adults with special educational needs and / or disabilities and their families should be treated. It is our agreement to place families and children at the centre of what we do, and helps parents and carers to understand and be able to hold us to account for how we provide our services. For further information please visit: ‘Professional Promise’
How to Apply
As part of the application, you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and asked to answer the 4 key questions which are located at the end of the advert and a template can be found in the 'Available Documents'.
1. Do you have experience within an administration role?
2. Describe a time where you have provided support to a team, including operating within organisational processes
3. Are you IT literate, with experience using Microsoft Office?
4. As well as being a strong key player can you give examples of how you can work under your own initiative to deliver a service?
If you do not provide answers to the questions and upload to your application, your application will be rejected.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.