To provide efficient, effective and confidential support to The Fostering & Adoption teams. The successful candidate will provide top quality support to the Senior, Service Managers and staff. Organisation, use of spreadsheets, minute taking and recording of information, Petty Cash. E Procurement and E5
The role of a Business Support Administrator is varied and will involve the right person having a flexible approach to the many different requirements, which can differ depending on the location and the nature of the work. You will be responsible for a range of administration work, including responding to any requests from the Residential Home Manager, delivering exceptional customer service, arranging meetings and liaising with staff and professionals.
Other duties include maintaining and inputting information into our databases, providing support at meetings and ensuring the safe and secure operation of the home you will be working in.
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for someone proactive and hard-working, with great initiative and the ability to plan and prioritise their workload. Although you will be a part of our team, elements of this role with involve lone-working, and the right person has to be a great team player, but also driven and confident working independently.
NQF or NVQ level 2 or 3, or equivalent experience or knowledge in the relevant work area, and a high level of ICT understanding are desirable, but also a willingness to undertake training.
This role requires an enhanced DBS check with a Children’s Barred List check. Please note this role involves working in regulated activity with Children.
What we can offer you
Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:
*Excellent training and development offers
*Flexible working opportunities
*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
*Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms
*Competitive rates of pay
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
As an equal opportunities employer, Cumbria County Council is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.
We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Cumbria County Council.
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