Team Administrator

The Council House, South Street, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 1DE
£22,658 - £24,964 per annum
08 Aug 2017
22 Aug 2017
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We are an integrated mental health service, offering support to people with a range of mental health needs. Our social care staff, including administrators, are employed by the Council but 'seconded' to the NHS under a Section 75 partnership arrangement. You will work under Council terms and conditions. Your normal base of work will be in Atherstone.

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

Joining our team you’ll be responsible for leading and overseeing the administrative processes which support the delivery of social care within our integrated mental health service. You’ll be responsible for line managing and supervising a small team of administrative coordinators, and quality assuring a range of social care processes, such as inputting of care packages and key data onto relevant systems. Your work will entail dealing with queries from customers, providers and practitioners about packages of care, finance, and administrative policy and procedure.

You’ll be expected to work closely with Operations Managers in the preparation of reports, in managing budgets, and in the management and improvement of performance within the service.

Key Requirements

You will need to have outstanding literacy, numeracy and administrative skills and the ability to analyse information to solve complex queries.

As you’ll be dealing and interacting with a wide range of people, it’s important you have excellent communication skills and can work on your own initiative.

Good planning and organisational skills are essential for this role and you should be used to working under pressure to meet deadlines.

An important requirement for the successful applicant is to have the ability to manage, motivate and develop people within your team.

Prior experience of working in a mental health or social care setting would be advantageous. 

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: Patrick Finnegan, Operations Manager Mental Health be email: or Tel: 07867 390421

Closing Date: 20 August 2017

Interview Date: 4 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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