Administrative Assistant

Oakfield Park, 32 Bilton Road, Rugby, CV22 7AL
£17,391 - £18,672
31 Aug 2018
18 Sep 2018
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Rugby Children’s Team is based at Oakfield Park, Bilton Road, Rugby. The administration team is comprised of the Team Administrator, Two Deputy Team Administrators and nine Administrative officers who provide administrative support to the Children’s Safeguarding and Support Team, the Assessment and Intervention Team and the Specialist Intervention Teams based at Oakfield Park and Clifton Road.

The Role

We’re looking for an Administrative Assistant to join us.

Joining our team you’ll be responsible for providing general and administrative duties to support social work managers and staff as well as answering the phones and greeting customers and visitors to our department. You’ll be assisting with organising and minuting meetings and diary management; sorting and distributing the post and updating our databases. In addition you’ll be undertaking routine financial processes and help with other duties as directed.

Key Requirements 

You will need a high level of keyboard skills and be competent in the use of computerised systems. You will have an ability to communicate effectively within the team and with the public, professionals and clients. You should be able to work flexibly within the team, exercising confidentiality at all times. You should be organised and able to work as part of a team whilst working in a varied and interesting environment.

You will need to have good and accurate literacy, numeracy and administrative skills and the ability to analyse information to solve general queries.

Good planning and organising skills are key for this role and you should be used to working under pressure to meet deadlines allowing flexibility and resilience.

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

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact Debbie Moffat, or Nikki Wilson,

Closing Date: 16th September 2018

Interview Date: 25th September 2018

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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.

We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification

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