Admin Assistant - Level 3.1781

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/07/2020 23:59
£18,795 - £19,171
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
"3 Esther Court, Ashington"
Closing date:
17 Jul
Further Information

Band 3 Admin Assistant - Family Placement Service

The Council
Northumberland County Council operates a range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents 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 role
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Family Placement Team for a Band 3 Admin Assistant.

You will provide a wide range of clerical support including typing, collating information, data entry, receiving telephone calls, dealing with visitors, booking travel, handling petty cash and maintaining information systems - please refer to job description for further details. The Admin Team supports the Family Placement Service and NCC children’s homes.

We are looking for a team player with excellent numeracy and literacy skills, who is able to follow instructions and procedures without constant supervision and work flexibly to cater for the varying demands of this role.

We are offering:
Starting salary of £18,795 progressing up to £19,171
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
A supportive environment

Essential requirements:
Experience in a similar role covering a broad range of support tasks and procedures.
Able to quickly and accurately manipulate numerical data using all arithmetic functions.
Ability to organise self and work without constant supervision.
Able to apply technology in new work-related situations.
Able to follow instructions and procedures without constant supervision.
Ability to form appropriate relationships quickly.
Works in a systematic and orderly manner.

For further information, please contact Catherine Dixon or Rebecca Coxon on 01670 626262 for an informal discussion.

The closing date is 17 July 2020 at midnight

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 Claire Coe (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or email claire.coe01@northumberland.gov.uk . 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 an interview please contact Catherine Dixon or email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.