Safeguarding Minute Taker / Admin

London (Greater)
£23,167 - £28,073 per annum
31 Jul 2019
23 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full time

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the further development of Safeguarding Adults in Wandsworth and Richmond.

This permanent opportunity will be ideal for Administrators with a keen interest in safeguarding and experience of minuting safeguarding or other client-focused meetings. We are looking for someone who has excellent organisational and IT skills and a person-centred approach.

The Safeguarding Adults Team provides support to managers and practitioners in Adult Social Services, as well as to the Safeguarding Adults Board and partner agencies across the boroughs of Wandsworth and Richmond.

The post involves minute-taking for Safeguarding Adults meetings, including individual case meetings, Safeguarding Adults Board Sub-groups and wider strategic meetings. Further key duties include liaison with relevant Council officers and partners, maintaining and updating databases, producing data and general office tasks.

For an informal discussion, please contact Vera Ralph on or 020 8871 5854.

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance.  These include (delete as appropriate) Compressed hours, home working (dependent on service need), part-time working, annualised hours, term time only. and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays. 

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops, and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities are also offered.

Richmond and Wandsworth are currently reviewing our pay, reward and benefits framework, in partnership with Trade Union colleagues. We are developing different options that make sure we have a fair and transparent system in place.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date:  Friday, 23rd August 2019

Shortlisting Date: Monday, 26th August 2019

Interview Date: Tuesday, 3rd September 2019

Useful Information:

Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change.

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.