Business Support Administrative Assistant
Job Title: Business Support Administrative Assistant
Salary: £18,588 - £18,959 per annum
Location: County Hall, Worcester
We would like to appoint a well-motivated person to be part of a busy team providing support services to Worcestershire Children First as part of the central admin function. We are seeking someone who can provide a range of business support activities to enable the service to meet its statutory obligations and provide timely and effective services to children, young people, and their families. The team are responsible for several interesting and varied admin tasks as outlined in the job description.
The main function of this role is to assist with processing WCF outgoing and incoming post. In addition, another area of work involved in this role is using the Mercury E5 Finance system, where you would be expected to raise purchase orders and invoices. Therefore, an interest or knowledge of financial processes would be advantageous.
Another key area of work for this position is facilitating the booking of all travel requirements for the company, including rail travel, hotels, and flights. The role also supports the new starter process by processing and producing the companies ID badges. Reliability, ability to work individually and as part of a team, effective time management skills, computer literacy and the ability to prioritise your own workload are essential key qualities for this post.
In return, you can look forward to (per annum, pro rata for part-time) :
• 25 days holiday (potential to match up to 30 days), plus bank holidays
• Commitment to ongoing professional development and training
• Excellent opportunities for career progression
• Greener Car Scheme & Bike Scheme
• Local Government Pension Scheme
• Access to a range of leisure, fashion, travel and lifestyle discounts
We are proud to offer flexible working as standard, so that you can split your time between the office and home.
We are inclusive – this is really important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.
Disability Confident is helping us recruit and retain great people to meet our workforce needs.
Worcestershire County Council is committed to promoting equality and diversity and ensuring that all appointments are made based on the suitability of a candidate to the role only.
In line with the "Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, we do not automatically reject applicants with a criminal record. Every application will be considered individually, considering the nature and circumstances of the conviction and the type of work applied for. You will not be asked to disclose 'spent' convictions unless the work requires access to children and vulnerable adults.
Applications forms are invited to apply for this role.
Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.
Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.
Please submit your application form to SocialWorkOpps@worcestershire.gov.uk
Application Closing Date: Sunday 21st August 2022
Anticipated Interview Date: Wednesday 31st August 2022