Woking Borough Council is seeking an adaptable and reliable professional to join our Health and Wellbeing Team as Senior Administration Officer on a full time, permanent basis.
The Health and Wellbeing Team work with elderly, disabled and vulnerable residents in Woking, to enable them to maintain their independence at home in reasonable security, safety and comfort.
The Senior Administration Officer will be part of our successful and busy team providing administrative support to organise major and minor adaptations via the Home Improvement Agency (Homelink) and Handyperson service. The role will include the administration of grant funding for disabled adaptations, responsibility for the Homesafe Plus scheme that enables hospital discharge and assisting with the running of the Handyperson service including logging and booking appointments. The Senior Administration Officer will also be responsible for the supervision of the Homelink administration team.
The successful candidate will ideally have good organisational skills, the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines and experience of providing high quality administrative support, including maintaining accurate records, processing invoices and payments and liaising with contractors, voluntary and statutory agencies. They will have a desire to provide excellent customer care and to help vulnerable residents.
The Council offers in return a generous flexi time scheme with the ability to take two flexi days a month, membership of the local government pension scheme, discounted health and leisure membership, plus many more excellent benefits.
The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post. An assessment may be required. If you have any queries or would like to discuss this further, please contact the Human Resources team.
The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Standard Level Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Council will offer assistance and further details will be in the job application pack.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Helen Kempsell (Homelink Manager) on 01483 743660.
Closing Date: 20 June 2021 at 23:55 PM
Interview Date: 6 July 2021