Employment and Skills Support Assistant.3745

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 13/06/2021 23:59
£20,092 – £21,748
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Wansbeck Workspace
Number of posts:
Closing date:
13 Jun
Further Information

This vacancy is being advertising internally in the first instance to employees and agency workers of Northumberland County Council. Where it is not possible to appoint from the existing workforce, the vacancy may subsequently be released to external candidates. Please note that employees working within a school are not considered as internal applicants. If you apply for this position and are not an internal applicant by this description your application will not be processed.

Employment & Skills Support Assistant

The post is open to secondment opportunities in line with current business and service needs. If you would like to apply for this position as a secondment opportunity please discuss this with your line manager first.

The Council
Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our resident’s means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Service
The Learning and Skills Service (LSS) delivers employment and skills support to residents across Northumberland. You will provide administrative and financial support to the team and will be primarily based with the services employability team at Wansbeck Workspace, Ashington.

The Role
You will provide administrative, customer service and financial support to the employment team including tasks associated with customers being referred and exiting employment and learning programmes. On a day to day basis you will use CRM and data systems, complete financial tasks and deal with day to day visitors to the team's main campus in Ashington and also other delivery bases across the County when necessary. You should have an eye for detail and be able to provide exceptional customer service to learners and employment programme participants. We are looking for a flexible individual who can work in a fast-paced environment and you should have the ability to complete accurate and compliant paperwork and financial records. It is essential that you are able to build excellent working relationships with NCC colleagues, external partners and stakeholders including Job Centre Plus and employment programme partners.

We are offering:
- A starting salary of £ 20,092 - Salary range is £20,092 – £21,748
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

Essential requirements:
Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For a copy of the job description/person specification please see attached documents.

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Vanessa Laing for an informal discussion.

Contact details: E: vanessa.laing@northumberland.gov.uk T: 01670 623901

Closing date:- Midnight on 13th June 2021

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 an interview, please contact Michelle Pringle - michelle.pringle@northumberland.gov.uk or email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.