Administrative Officer

Myton Park, Myton Lane, Warwick, CV34 6PX
£15,613 - £16,491 per annum
08 Sep 2017
24 Sep 2017
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The Children's Asylum and Leaving Care Service, are a large team of 50+ consisting of a team of managers, Social Workers and Personal Advisors, based over 2 sites within Warwickshire. We support young people who are leaving care, aged 16-25, and promote them into independence, and provide a service to unaccompanied asylum seekers to support them in seeking asylum and integrate into their local community.

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

You will be a member of a small but busy Administration Team who support a team of managers, social workers and personal advisors who provide a service to unaccompanied asylum seekers and care leavers, aged 16 -25, by providing accurate general administrative and routine financial duties.

As the first point of contact with members of the public and professionals, either in person or telephone, you will be dealing with queries and, at times, emotional situations. You will be assisting with the organisation of meetings; taking minutes; diary management; sorting and distributing the post as well as updating our databases, and processing invoices for payment.

Key Requirements

To be successful in this role you’ll need good literacy, numeracy and administrative skills with the ability to analyse information to solve general queries as well as good IT skills including Word, Excel and databases. As you’ll be managing a variety of relationships, it is important that you have good communication skills; strong customer care and are used to dealing with difficult people and situations. With the ability to work within a team and on your own initiative you will also need good planning and organising skills, used to working under pressure to meet deadlines and have experience of handling confidential information with tact and discretion. In addition you’ll have experience of taking minutes at meetings.


For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: 

Lindsey Box, Team Administrator,

Closing Date: 22 September 2017

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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

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Job Description & Person Specification

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