Administrative Assistant

2nd Floor The Council House Atherstone Warwickshire CV9 1DE
£17,391 - £18,672
07 Dec 2018
16 Dec 2018
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

*** Please note that this vacancy is subject to restrictions i.e. to minimise compulsory redundancies, only applications from existing employees (directly employed by Warwickshire County Council) will be considered and processed. It is stressed that external candidates should not apply for this vacancy as your application will not be processed. *** 

The Role

We are looking for someone to provide comprehensive administrative support to our DOLS Team. You will be undertaking general administrative duties to provide support to a team providing and commissioning specialist assessments under the provisions of the Mental Capacity Act to implement the Deprivation of liberty safeguards legislation on a daily basis. 

Key Requirements

  • Candidates will have excellent communication skills both written and verbal as you will be expected to deal with complex administrative and telephone enquiries and a wide range of correspondence and scanning duties. 
  • You will have a mature approach and will be well organised and able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. 
  • You will also have excellent customer service and IT skills. 
  • You will have previous experience of working in a busy office environment and have the ability to work as part of a team whilst being proactive and using your initiative. 
  • Knowledge of DoLS would be an advantage. 

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

Additional Information & How to Apply

If you would like to know more about the role please telephone Carol Welch on 01926 413914.

Closing Date: 14th December 2018

Interview Date: 8th January 2019

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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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Supporting documents
Job Description & Person Specification

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