As part of our greener future strategies and our commitment to creating a healthy work-life balance, we welcome a conversation with you regarding our remote working options. Remote working to us is a balance of spending time in our communities, our offices and working from home or wherever works best.
We are looking to recruit Administration Assistants within our Adult Social Care Locality teams in North West Surrey.
We currently have vacancies in the following teams:
1 x full-time position with the Runnymede Locality Team, based at Runnymede Civic Centre, Station Road, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 2AH. The starting salary for this role is £21,943 per annum and is based on a 36 working hour week. Part-time applications will be considered.
1 x part-time position with the Woking Locality Team, based at Civic Offices, Gloucester Square, Woking, GU21 6YL. The starting salary for this role is £17,554 per annum and is based on a 28.8 working hour week.
We are looking for candidates who can 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 with the ability to quickly and accurately carry out data entry on mainframe database and Excel spreadsheets. As well as this, 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 occasion 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.
At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.
For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 24th October 2021.
Interviews will take place on 11th November 2021.
For an informal discussion please contact Debbie Garner on 01932 794800.
We look forward to receiving your application and personal statement. Please click on the apply online button below to submit.
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.