Job Title: Admin Support Officer
Location: Cheshunt, Intensive Family Support Team
Salary Range: £19698.00 - £20903.04
Contract: Fixed term – 12 months
Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce Job Duties:
Hertfordshire’s Intensive Family Support Team is a multi-agency service for families with multiple and complex needs such as poor school attendance, adult worklessness, anti-social behaviour/youth offending, mental health, substance misuse, domestic abuse and risk of homelessness. We work with families to empower them to achieve better outcomes and prevent the escalation of issues they face.
We are looking for an administrator, with an interest in this work to join our busy but supportive team.
This is a varied role which requires someone who is able to remain calm under pressure, has the confidence to liaise with multiple stakeholders and who is highly organised. The ability to work to deadlines and independently is essential. A true team player, you will support colleagues, as well as ensuring you manage your own workload. The successful candidate will need to be confident with all Microsoft Office software, including Excel as well as having excellent verbal and written communication skills.
In return, this would be an ideal opportunity to utilise your administration skills and support the team in the work they do.
Closing Date: Wednesday 24 November 2021
Interview Date: Thursday 2 December 2021, via Microsoft Teams
For an informal discussion and more information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Benefits of Working for HCC:
- Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
- Excellent Career Development
- Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
- Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
- Shopping Discounts
- Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes
How to Apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application will be rejected.
Important Note re Interviews: Where we are able to, and in accordance with current COVID-19 Government guidelines in regard to social distancing, all interviews will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Full details on how this will work will be sent to you, should you be shortlisted for an interview.
Safeguarding: Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information Click Here
Fixed Term and/or Secondment: This is a Fixed Term or Secondment vacancy. If you work for HCC or any other Local Authority and would like to be considered as a Secondment contract, please ensure you complete the attached Secondment Form as part of your application. If you do not, your application will be considered as a Fixed Term Contract only.
Non Hard to Fill Roles
Overseas Applications: We will accept applications from all applicants who already have an established right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide sponsorships for this post
English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.
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Hertfordshire County Council is currently undertaking a review of its pay structure and terms and conditions. The council is undertaking this review as part of its commitment to continuing to be an employer of choice, by ensuring that its pay and terms and conditions are relevant to future working practices. You can read more about this on our website