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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: surreycc/TP/287947/621
  • Published: Tue 02/04/2024, 4:16 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 23/04/2024, 4:16 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Up to £24977 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking

This full-time, 12-month fixed-term position has a starting salary of £24,977 per annum, based on a 36 hour working week.

We are excited to be hiring a new MARAC Administrator to join our fantastic Safer communities team based in Woking. Hybrid and remote working is encouraged and on occasion you will need to travel throughout Surrey to meet the requirements of this role.

Rewards and Benefits

  • 26 days' holiday (prorated for part time staff), rising to 28 days after 2 years' service and 30 days after 5 years' service
  • Option to buy up to 10 days of additional annual leave
  • An extensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to support health and wellbeing
  • Up to 5 days of carer's leave per year
  • Paternity, adoption and dependents leave
  • A generous local government salary related pension
  • Lifestyle discounts including gym, travel, shopping and many more
  • 2 paid volunteering days plus 1 team volunteering day per year
  • Learning and development hub where you can access a wealth of resources

About the Team

Do you feel passionate about ensuring families experiencing domestic abuse receive the support they need in a timely way? Are you looking for an opportunity to gain experience of working within a multi professional environment?

MARAC is a 'Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference' and is a meeting where information is shared on the highest risk domestic abuse cases between representatives of local police, health, child protection, housing practitioners, Independent Domestic Violence Advisors (IDVAs), probation and other specialists from the statutory and voluntary sectors.

Working alongside partners which includes Police, Districts/Boroughs, Health, Fire & Rescue and Probation, Surrey County Council's Safer Communities Team deliver Surrey-wide policy, strategy and guidance in many areas of community safety including:

  • Prevent
  • Hate Crime
  • Anti-social Behaviour
  • Serious Violence
  • Information Sharing
  • Domestic Abuse and VAWG

We are an inclusive and compassionate place where we value diversity and can be ourselves at work. We are a collaborative and inviting place where we are open, trust each other and work as one. We are an ambitious and outcomes-focused place where we are passionate about our purpose and take accountability for delivering great results. We are an inventive and dynamic place where we promote a learning mindset and adapt to new insights and opportunities

About the Role

We currently have a full-time opportunity to join us on a 12-month fixed term contract or secondment basis to provide comprehensive administration support to MARAC.

The role will be managed by the Domestic Abuse Programme Manager which will provide an independent oversight of the MARAC administration and process; supporting a stronger, more resilient partnership approach to MARACs in Surrey.

Working as an integral part of the team you will protect and uphold the safety and security of the service users, staff, volunteers and buildings, the confidentiality of records and other information in line with data protection, as well as the rights of women and children experiencing domestic abuse. You will be proactive, solution-focused and responsible for personal learning and development, including keeping up to date on relevant research and legislation, and participating in supervision, training and meetings as required.

Key tasks you would undertake as part of this role include supporting the work of MARACs, meetings and workshops; this will involve:

  • Arranging dates of meetings, compiling agendas and securing venues
  • Supporting the chair, inviting guests and distributing and despatching on time all necessary papers
  • drafting minutes, reports and co-ordinating follow-up action
  • Attending, delivering and participating in training, meetings and seminars
  • Interpreting, collating and analysing complex information/statistics
  • Keeping records up to date, providing reports and monitoring performance against strategic objectives

Shortlisting Criteria

We are looking for individuals who have an awareness of domestic abuse and how it can impact on victims and their children, and who want to ensure that they receive timely support.

To be considered for shortlisting for this position, your CV and personal statement will clearly evidence the following:

  • Ability to work with others to achieve objectives and provide excellent customer service
  • Good written and oral communication skills with the ability to build sound relationships with staff and customers
  • Understanding of the need for confidentiality
  • Ability to prioritise and plan own workload in the context of conflicting priorities

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 21st April with interviews held on 26th April.

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.

An basic DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) will be required for this role.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:

  • The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
  • The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form

Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role.

We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.

Apply Now

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: surreycc/TP/287947/621
  • Published: Tue 02/04/2024, 4:16 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 23/04/2024, 4:16 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Up to £24977 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking

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