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Administration Advisor
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/837/5947
  • Published: Thu 05/12/2019, 8:25 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 15/12/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £23,951 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Consort House 5-7 Queensway Redhill RH1 1YB., Surrey

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Administration Advisor


£23,951 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Consort House, Redhill, RH1 1YB.

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.

About the role

Surrey County Council's Mental Health Service is looking for someone who shares our values of trust, respect and responsibility and listening to our staff. 

Our vision is 'Working with all our partners to make a difference to the lives of people, through trusted, personalised and universal social care support, so people have choice and control, and can maximise their wellbeing and independence in their local community.'

The role:

In this position you will ..

  • Be undertaking general and varied administrative duties in order to provide support to one of the Mental Health Senior Managers
  • Coordinate all arrangements for team meetings and events
  • Deal with complex telephone enquiries, a wide range of correspondence and diary management
  • Take notes and minutes for meetings. This will also include ensuring actions and recommendations are followed up within specified time frames.
  • Play a co-ordinator function; working closely with other administration, operational and professional colleagues across the Mental Health Service.
  • Work with highly confidential and sensitive information

We can offer you full training and support in this role as well as various development opportunities.

The person:

We're looking for candidates who...

  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Are well organised and able to work under pressure, on occasions, to tight deadlines
  • Have excellent customer service and IT skills which should include Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Have previous experience of working in a busy office environment
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team whilst being proactive and using initiative.
  • Have a high level of integrity and confidentiality

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Please complete the online application form showing how you meet the criteria listed in the attached job specification. For more information please find the full job description attached to the bottom of this advert.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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Contact details

For an informal discussion about the vacancy please contact Chris Creasey on 07968 833247 or by email

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 15th December 2019. Interviews to follow.

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.