Job Title: Admin Support Officer
Location: Farnham House, Stevenage (with travel to other sites e.g. County Hall, Hertford)
Salary Range: £17,681 pa progressing to £19,819 pa
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: 12 Month Fixed Term/Secondment Contract
The Public Health team commissions a wide range of services to improve the health of Hertfordshire residents including weight management, sexual health services, NHS Health Checks, health improvement for children and young people, and health protection. We are looking for a highly motivated support officer to join our busy administration team.
Under the guidance of the Business Officer you will provide administrative support across the Public Health Department. Each day will offer you a varied workload, supporting the wider team on various projects.
Skills and Experience
There are no specific qualifications required for this role but previous administrative experience is desirable. A can-do attitude along with the ability to work as part of a close knit team is essential.
You will be capable and comfortable to be the first point of contact within the Public Health Department. As you will be dealing with a wide variety of people at all levels a professional and approachable manner is vital as are strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
You will be highly motivated, able to use your initiative when appropriate, and have a proven track record of working effectively in busy administration roles. You will have the flexibility to work on a variety of different tasks at any one time, prioritising your work and managing tight deadlines.
You will be a proficient user of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook and be able to learn to use new IT systems and equipment quickly and easily.
This role is available as a fixed term contract, or as a secondment for existing employees of HCC. Applications from existing HCC employees will be considered in the first instance. If you are applying for a secondment, please ensure that you have your manager’s permission before submitting your application
Closing date: Wednesday 16 January 2019
Interview date: Tuesday 29 January 2019
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Alison Hardy on 01438 844550.