Business Administration - Handyperson & Adaptations
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Belmont House, Rectory Lane, Guisborough
This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.
The Adults & Communities Directorate consists of three strands, Adult Social Care, Community Development, and Public Health. Our aims are to continue to provide essential and highly valued services and to build capacity to enable local communities to make lasting change, improve quality of life and prosperity. As a directorate we lead on developing a culture of co-operation and co-production, respecting and nurturing the skills and talents of local people and enabling them to fulfil their potential.
Are you looking for an opportunity to gain a NVQ in Business Administration whilst gaining valuable work experience? Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council has an exciting new opportunity within the Handyperson & Adaptation Team (HAT).
The team is responsible for delivering major and minor adaptations requested by the Social Care Occupational Therapy team, which can include bathing facilities, toilets, stair lifts, ramps, access to bedrooms and also deliver handyperson services all of which is supporting older, vulnerable and people with disabilities to remain in their own homes independent and safe.
You will gain valuable work experience supporting the team with:
• Ordering of equipment, office supplies and other inventories that are required
• Inputting, updating and retrieval of information from systems and data bases pertaining to social care services and the HAT team
• Update and ensure the accuracy of the services databases
• Filing and record keeping including the sorting and distribution of sensitive and confidential information;
• Provide administrative support to management and other staff
• Scheduling and attending meetings, creating agendas and taking minutes;
• Keeping diaries and arranging appointments;
• Liaising with staff in other departments and with external contacts;
• Sorting and distributing incoming post and organising and sending outgoing post;
• Use computer word processing, spreadsheet, and database software to prepare reports and documents
We are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working, positive individual who is self-motivated and able to work using their own initiative as well as being a team player. The successful candidate will be committed to providing an excellent service and be willing to learn and develop their knowledge.
As an apprentice you will be eligible to apply for Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council’s internal job vacancies as and when they arise within the Council.
Please see attached job description and person specification for further detailed information.
For an informal discussion, please contact Shirley Pew on 01642 776979.
Apprenticeship opportunities are open to anyone over the age of 16 years old with no upper age limit. You will need a commitment to attend training to attain the appropriate level of functional skills (Maths, English and ICT) if these have not already been achieved.
Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council recognises the value apprenticeships can bring to the local community, boosting skills and employment prospects. We employ Apprentices as a key part of our own workforce offering a high quality pathway to a variety of successful careers and gaining recognised qualifications to ensure the Council are meeting its current and future skills needs.
Join us for invaluable hands-on work experience, a qualification all whilst earning a highly competitive salary and receiving excellent terms and conditions of employment.
The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure & barring service check (DBS) will be sought.