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Camden Children’s Centres offer a range of universal and targeted services for families with children under 5 years. We deliver a complete range of services which are designed to support children's learning skills, health and well-being, and social and emotional development.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced administrator to join our children’s centre team to assist the Business Manager in providing a high-quality administrative service to a busy and demanding Early Years multi-agency locality team.
You will be based in children centres and your key duties will include delivering excellent first point of contact customer services to both internal and external customers at the reception desk, accurately entering and updating data on various in-house systems including MOSAiC, EISi/EIS, Oracle and, ASH, administering office procurement systems including; placing, receiving and receipting orders; checking payments have been made; processing of nursery fees and contracts; and updating office finance monitoring systems. You will also have the opportunity to showcase your clerical skills by supporting in other administrative duties, such as booking services, minute taking and assisting in the organisation of meetings and events.
We are recruiting for 6 posts which be based at Camden’s designated children’s centres, with travel to other centres or council/voluntary/statutory agency offices or venues.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
To be considered for this role you will be reliable and dedicated to delivering your very best for the people of Camden.
You will be confident with using MS Office packages, including Outlook, Word and Excel. Experience and knowledge of using EISi/EIS, MOSAiC, ASH and Oracle finance systems would be highly desirable.
The role of Administrative Officer will provide you with the opportunity to use your organisational and planning skills to deliver first class administrative support to the team. You will work well as part of a team sharing workloads and, demonstrate excellent communication skills as you will be liaising with different stakeholders, including internal and external suppliers ensuring a good working relationship. Your effective verbal and written communication skills will demonstrate an ability to resolve challenging situations and complex queries, working with a range of individuals including children and vulnerable adults. Flexibility will be required as you will be expected to work from multiple settings and may on occasion be required to attend out-of-hours events. A “can do” proactive attitude and the ability to use your own initiative is essential as you will provide office administrative support in ensuring the day-to-day smooth service operation in the absence of the Office Manager.
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