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Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
"Northumbria House, Cramlington"
At Northumberland County Council we are proud of our employees, who are passionate and committed to improving outcomes for our children and young people, ensuring that they feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve.
We are seeking an experienced Administration Assistant to join our Admin & Finance Team with a focus on our Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC) to help support the work undertaken within our Service to ensure our UASC young people are looked after and given the best start to their lives in the UK. You will also be supporting the team with budget responsibilities, again, particularly focusing on UASC.
In addition, you will be expected to join as a full member of the Admin & Finance Team to assist with minute taking, performance work, petty cash and generic mailbox admin tasks, etc. The role will be varied, fast paced and requires a high degree of accuracy. You will need to be committed to supporting our frontline staff who strive to give our young people the support and care they deserve for the brightest future they can have.
We would like you to have at least two years’ experience in a busy office environment and demonstrate and evidence your knowledge and skills. There will be a short performance related task, which will be sent to you should you be shortlisted for interview.
You will need to be enthusiastic, with a positive, can-do attitude; enjoy supporting those around you, and be a real team player. We would like you to help us continue to develop our services to an outstanding standard.
This post will be fixed term for 12 months.
A modern and flexible working environment for our staff within a central location
Agile working through the use of Microsoft 365 and Apps, which enables collaborative and streamlined working
Strong and visible leadership from Senior Management
Salary starting at £19,554
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
An annual leave entitlement of up to 30 days
Salary Sacrifice Schemes, including a scheme for booking holidays abroad
For an informal discussion for further information, please call Ann Hindmarsh-Bell on 01670 563400 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or email Rebecca.email@example.com . We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.
If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for this role is the 27th October 2020 at midnight
Shortlisting will take place on Wednesday 28th / Thursday 29th October 2020
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 10th November 2020