We are a busy frontline team working in Child Protection, Court Work, Children in Need and Looked After Children and as you can imagine, no two days are the same. We are made up of an Operations Manager, Team Managers, Social Workers, Social Care Workers and Administrative staff.
We are looking for a Team Administrator to join us.
37.0 Hours per Week
Fixed Term Contract to April 2019
Managing the admin function you’ll provide supervision and management of the administrative staff ensuring resources are shared to enable us to provide a quality service. Undertaking recruitment activity; providing feedback on performance; undertake appraisals and identify training needs for admin staff are all part of your role. You’ll develop efficient processes; take responsibility for all office services and undertake a significant amount of a range of financial tasks. In addition you’ll undertake other duties as required.
To be successful in this role you’ll need previous management experience; excellent planning and organising skills, used to managing conflicting priorities as well as strong analytical; problem solving and budgetary skills. With superb communication skills you’ll be used to managing a variety of relationships providing a first class customer service and are resilient and flexible. In addition you’ll be used to working within a team as well as on your own initiative; can handle confidential information with tact and discretion and are familiar with Word, Excel and other IT databases. Experience of working within a Children's Safeguarding environment would be an advantage.
Additional Information & How to Apply
For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Deborah Knight Tel: 01926 413620 or email@example.com
Closing Date: Monday 28 May 2018
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 12 June 2018
To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.
Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.
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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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