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Trading Standards South East Administrator - Remote Working
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/158068/17904
  • Published: Wed 20/10/2021, 11:05 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 03/11/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 28.8 hours per week
  • Salary: £17,554.40 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Reigate

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Trading Standards South East Administrator - Remote Working

The starting salary for this role is £17,554 per annum and is based on a 28.8 working hour week.

The job holder will be homebased, but may be able to work from Woodhatch Place, Reigate, RH2 8EF and attend other Surrey offices.  Travel on a business need basis (this will be very minimal). Flexible working supported, laptop and mobile supplied.

Would you like to support a dynamic Trading Standards partnership by providing a wide range of administrative services?

Are you able to work on your own initiative and deal with changing priorities?  Do you have excellent interpersonal skills & a pragmatic approach?

If so, we are looking for an effective administrator to help deliver a high quality service to achieve our partnership objectives.

You will be a member of the Trading Standards South East (TSSE) team which consists of 4 members of staff supporting 19 local authority Trading Standards services across the South East of England.

The purpose of the partnership is to deliver greater value to achieve maximum efficiency and effectiveness as a result of adopting a coordinated, joined-up approach by sharing resources, knowledge and expertise.

TSSE prides itself on a collaborative and inclusive approach.  We have a proactive, can do attitude.  We support Trading Standards professionals to identify new and innovative ways of working and to facilitate the sharing of best practice.

If you would like to join the TSSE team and be shortlisted for interview your application will clearly evidence:

  • Good general standard of education with GCSE grade C or above Maths & English
  • Able to organise and prioritise workload with good time management skills
  • Excellent keyboard skills and computer literate. Competent in Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.               
  • That you work well in a team, are flexible and copes well with change

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.​

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 3 November 2021.

Interviews will take place w/c 15 November 2021.

This is a 12 month fixed term contract.

Contact details

For an informal discussion contact Julie Shettle on 07968-834603 or by e-mail at

We look forward to receiving your application. Please click on the apply online button below to submit.


You will benefit from 26 days annual leave (pro rata),local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the 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.

Our Commitment

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.