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LSCB Administrative Assistant, Grade 5, 37hrs

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/03/2017 23:59
£17,891 - £20,456 p.a. pro rata (Grade 5)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall, Durham, or any Council building where required.
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
23 Mar

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Vacancy Reference Number: AHS/17/95

Local Safeguarding Children's Board (LSCB) Administrative Assistant

Working in close collaboration with all partner agencies and reporting to the LSCB Business Manager your role will be fundamental to the effective operation of the established group of Durham LSCB officers.

The successful applicant will assist the LSCB Admin Co-ordinator and the team of LSCB officers, to ensure that the Board operates effectively and supported to deliver its agreed objectives. The main duties are;

• To provide administration support to the LSCB including dealing with correspondence relating to Child Deaths, Child Protection, training applications.
• Supporting the training coordinator to ensure practical arrangements for the delivery of LSCBs courses are effective.
• Manage the application and allocation of training courses and maintain an accurate database.
• To deputise for the Admin Co-ordinator when required. This may include involvement in the Child Death Review and Serious Case Review process.
• Establish, develop and maintain office and administrative systems for the LSCB including electronic filing and maintenance of various registers e.g. Missing Persons, At Risk to Children, children moving into Durham on a temp. Basis subject to Child protection plan.
• Working with the LSCB Co-ordinator and the team of LSCB officers to ensure the Board operates effectively and is supported to deliver its agreed objectives within timescale.

For more information about this challenging and exciting opportunity please contact Jacqui Doherty or Emma Maynard on 03000 265 770 for an initial discussion.

Required Qualifications: BTEC National in Public Admin or NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration or equivalent.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 5th April 2017.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrAHS@durham.gov.uk

If you are registered with Durham County Council’s (DCC) redeployment register and wish to be considered for a prior consideration interview for this post please contact the HR Operations & Data Team on 03000 267943 or 03000 267918. Please note in all cases the interview date must be prior to your end date.

Permanent DCC employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager / Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

In line with DCC’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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