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Senior Business Support Assistant - Adults

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/779/8100
  • Published: Wed 18/03/2020, 9:50 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/04/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,430 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: County Hall, Penryhn Road, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2DN., Surrey

About the role

Based at County Hall, Penryhn Road Kingston Upon Thames KT1 2DN.

Please note that Surrey County Council’s headquarters, where this role is currently based, will be phasing a relocation back into Surrey starting at the end of this year to support our Community Vision 2030’

This role will support two teams, the Adult Social Care (ASC) Projects Team and the ASC Information and Engagement Team, providing a wide range of administrative support and some digital skills support.

The Projects Team's particular remit is to strengthen the link between the strategic objectives of the directorate and the operational practices needed to deliver them. The team is made up of Project Managers and Project Officers who provide high quality support in delivering strategic change. The ASC Information and Engagement team has a wide remit covering the strategic lead for information and advice about care and support, engagement with user groups and hard to reach groups. It is also the digital communications strategic lead for the directorate.

The successful postholder will help facilitate the smooth functioning of both teams and support a range of activities including:

  • SAP orders and budget management;
  • SAP absence management for teams;
  • Stationery/supplies ordering and management;
  • Management and maintenance of a range of key databases used for engagement and information sharing purposes;
  • ASC publication stock levels management;
  • Ongoing support for a range of projects including communications to stakeholders; booking meetings; minute taking, arranging consultation events etc.

In addition to these duties, helping support our digital resources would be included as part of a structured development opportunity. This could include some data inputting of services into Surrey Information Point (SIP) directory, searching for content for social media posts and the SIP calendar of events.

Training and induction will be provided for all aspects of the role.

The particular skills we are looking for include strong Microsoft Office IT experience in Word, Excel and PowerPoint, excellent customer service, planning and organisation, attention to detail, accuracy in writing. Key personal qualities we are seeking include: self-motivation, problem solving, using initiative, an ability to work in a fast-paced and ever changing environment and an in interest in improving administrative processes and continuous learning.

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification.

Additional information

Contact details

For an informal discussion contact:

Siobhan Abernethy – siobhan.abernethy@surreycc.gov.uk or

Patrick Lines - patrick.lines@surreycc.gov.uk

We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 5th April 2020.

Interviews will take place week commencing 20th April 2020.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

A Basic Disclosure Check is required for this role.

Please do not apply if you have been unsuccessful at interview stage previously for this role for any team across Adult Social Care in Surrey County Council as your application will not be considered for 3 months from your interview date

About the organisation

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Our values are what support our vision, shape the culture and are crucial in delivering our corporate strategy.

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/779/8100
  • Published: Wed 18/03/2020, 9:50 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/04/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,430 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: County Hall, Penryhn Road, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2DN., Surrey

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