Safeguarding Board Administrator

Camden, London (Greater)
£27,093 - £29,188
28 Nov 2018
11 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full time

Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Salary: £27,093 - £29,188 Pro rata

Contract Type: Permanent, Part time, 21.6 (3 days) hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

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The Role

Camden Safeguarding Adults Partnership Board is a group of statutory, voluntary and independent organisations all committed to working together and its work is centred on safeguarding adults from any kind of abuse and neglect. The Board is multi agency and coordinates how its members and partner agencies across the borough work together in order to help and protect adults who may be experiencing, or are at risk of harm.

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and professional Administrator to provide effective administrative support to the Safeguarding Board and the Safeguarding Board Manager. The post holder will be responsible for preparing correspondence and reports for partners, maintaining the Board website, coordinating meetings and taking detailed minutes at various senior management and board level meetings, which will be attended by Directors and other senior leaders from across the Council and the wider partnership.

Please note we will also consider a 12 month Secondment for this post and would welcome applicants from our partner organisations such the Police and NHS as well as voluntary organisations.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

To be considered for this post it is essential that you have demonstrable minute taking skills. This is a standalone post and therefore, the successful candidate should be able to work with minimum supervision and direction and be highly responsive to contact from internal colleagues, external stakeholders, members of the board and senior management to provide an excellent level of customer service and progress priority issues as needed. The post holder will be adaptable to changes, be able to deal with competing priorities and demands and work flexibly to ensure outcomes are delivered. You will be a confident communicator (both written and verbal) who can liaise with colleagues across all levels of seniority. You will be fully proficient in using Microsoft Office packages to produce documents, send correspondence, set up meetings and to record, research and report. The ideal candidate will be customer focused and have previous experience in providing information for routine service quality audits.

The successful candidate will support the Safeguarding Adults Board Manager to ensure that effective systems are in place to monitor, review and refresh Safeguarding Adults policy protocols and standards as required by the Council.

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

If you want to find out more about what it’s like to work at Camden to help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you, please click HERE to complete our online scenario based questionnaire. Please note, this does not form part of the application and will not be used as part of the selection process.

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profileattached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. 

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Tuesday 11th December 2018

Interviews to be held: TBC

Please quote reference: 180000ZH

To view the Job Profile please click HERE