We are looking for a skilled Team Administrator to work with the Mental Health Support Teams. You will form part of a team of administrators that work within the Brighton and Hove Inclusion Support Service (BHISS), which will provide you with a team to offer support and guidance.
You will be providing administrative support for a team of mental health professionals, and also will link closely with parents/carers, professionals external agencies and schools. You will often be the first point of contact for email and telephone callers, and you may be required to answer a range of queries. Being able to use your initiative and call on guidance when necessary is key within this role.
Interview date: tba
For an informal discussion, please contact Michael Funnell - Business Support Manager and PA to Head of BHISS at Michael.Funnell@brighton-hove.gov.uk
About the role
As a Team Administrator with the Brighton and Hove Inclusion Support Service you will be required to:
- Provide an efficient and effective administrative and secretarial service within the service, to assist in the delivery of a first-class support service to schools and families
- Ensure that data required to monitor and produce reports related to statutory responsibilities is collected and maintained accurately.
- Provide accurate and timely customer-focused information to people who contact the team.
We are looking for a flexible and experienced administrator to support current working practices ensure the smooth running of the Mental Health Support Teams.
As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.
For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
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Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).