Admin Assistant - Level 3.1781

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/07/2020 23:59
£18,7995 - £19,171
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall
Closing date:
22 Jul
Further Information

This vacancy is being advertised 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. If you apply for this position and are not an internal applicant by this description your application will not be processed.

Administrator within NIES

The Northumberland Inclusive Education Service (NIES) is part of Education and Skills and we work with children and young people in schools and settings offering a range of specialist support. We work closely with our schools and families to improve wellbeing, achieve better outcomes in education and to support those with ongoing additional needs and requirements.

NIES comprises Psychological Services, the High Incidence Needs Team and the Low Incidence Needs Team. We currently have an opening for an administrative post and the successful applicant will be providing administrative support to Psychological Services and the High Incidence Team.

The Role
We are looking for a team member to undertake a range of administrative tasks which includes processing requests for support from schools/settings and assisting with the production of a high volume of accurate reports. The post involves supporting the teams and processing confidential service requisitions and reports, maintaining accurate recording systems and working to statutory deadlines. The ability to converse at ease with our customers and provide appropriate signposting advice is important. You must be an excellent team player and have the ability to respond to the challenges of a changing office environment and the flexibility to develop as the job may demand. You must also be highly organised, have good knowledge of IT systems and be able to prioritise your workload to fit with service demands.

This is a fixed term position for 12 months.

We are offering:
- A starting salary of £18,795 (rising 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

More information can be found in the attached job description and for guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please see attached notes.

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 email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

Closing date for applications will be midnight on 22nd July 2020

Please note
This job is closed for applications.