We are looking with someone with excellent organisational skills, an eye for detail and accuracy and the ability to work in an environment handling sensitive information to become part of our Safeguarding Partnerships Business Office.
The team supports the management and improvement of safeguarding approaches across organisations for Children and Adults in Leicestershire and Rutland. Setting safeguarding procedures, assessing and reviewing practice, identifying improvements and supporting training and development of staff across organisations.
The role is to provide administration support to the team and Leicestershire & Rutland Safeguarding Adults Board and Safeguarding Children Partnership to enable the partnerships to work effectively. This will include arranging and creating records of multi-agency meetings; taking telephone calls and messages and instigating follow up action; managing and maintaining filing and office systems and the Safeguarding Partnerships website; proof reading documents for accuracy prior to publication; assisting in collating and compiling statistical and other information for reports and other administrative tasks.
You will be able to listen, assess and process important information, create accurate written documents and effectively use a range of office and web-based systems. Knowledge of child and adult safeguarding would be helpful, but is not essential.
This is a great opportunity to be part of a small but wide-reaching team focussed on learning and improvement and the welfare of children and adults with care and support needs.
This is a full-time position with potential for flexible working in line with business need.
The role is initially based from home and may require some travel to County Hall in Glenfield. Equipment for remote working will be provided. You will need to be a highly motivated, self-disciplined individual and have a suitable home environment to work from.
- Wide ranging experience in an administrative environment with particular experience in Microsoft office applications
- Good organisational and record keeping skills
- Experience and ability to take accurate notes of formal meetings
- Good customer-care skills
- Experience of diary management and interacting across organisations
- Understanding and appreciation of confidentiality
- Ability to use spreadsheets and perform basic data analysis
You must be able to provide evidence of the above essential criteria within your application. For more detail on the role and the criteria please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
For informal enquires please Contact James Fox on Tel: 0116 305 8077 Email: James.Fox@leics.gov.uk
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
We are on a journey to be an inclusive department where a culture to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion is embedded and discrimination challenged at every level together as a department. We warmly welcome those from all cultures, ethnicities and beliefs - this diversity is vital to our journey and is fundamental to our values and enriches the services we offer our children and families.We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
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