Administration Assistant
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/89659/13151
  • Published: Wed 07/04/2021, 8:50 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 21/04/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,943 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Dorking

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Administration Assistant

We currently have an Administration Assistant vacancy based in our Mole Valley Locality team. We are looking for someone to provide comprehensive administrative support to our Adult Social Care team.

You will be undertaking general administrative duties in order to provide support to a dispersed specialised central operational team within Adult Social Care, where supervision at times is off site. You may be required to travel to other sites in Surrey to support operational functions.

You will need to have excellent excel skills, quick and accurate data entry on mainframe databases and excel spreadsheets. You will need to be able to both interrogate the database and interpret the data recorded which may be complex in nature. At times you will need to produce ad-hoc reports from excel spreadsheets.

You will have good communication skills both written and verbal as you will be expected to deal with telephone enquiries and a wide range of correspondence, case recording and scanning duties. In addition, you will have the skills to enable you to take notes and minutes of meetings. You will also be required to proof read/edit items for web supported team bulletin.

You will have a flexible, mature approach, will be well organised and able to work under pressure, on occasions, to tight deadlines. You will also have good customer service and excellent IT skills.

You will have previous experience of working in a busy office environment and have the ability to work as part of a team within existing working protocols and procedures whilst being proactive and using your initiative within the scope of the job role.

For more information please refer to the job description attached to the bottom of this page.

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For an informal discussion contact Ehimare Ogogo on 01372 833456. We look forward to receiving your application. 

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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 21/04/2021. Interviews will take place on week commencing 03/05/2021 and they will be undertaken remotely.

Please note this is a full-time position only.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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