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Administration Advisor
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/837/6014
  • Published: Thu 05/12/2019, 10:50 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 15/12/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £23,951 per annum + Benefits
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, Surrey

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Administration Advisor


£23,951 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Elmbridge BC Offices Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9SD.

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.

About the role


Surrey County Council Mental Health Service is recruiting for a person who shares in 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:

  • You will be undertaking general and varied administrative duties in order to provide support to a front line operational team within Adult Social Care, supporting the Mental Health services.
  • Using the county council's SAP system, you will record time administration data
  • You will be expected to record and monitor information in the Social Care database and take a lead role in maintaining data quality.
  • You will coordinate all arrangements for team meetings and events
  • You will be expected to deal with complex telephone enquiries, a wide range of correspondence, and diary management.
  • You will take both notes and minutes for meetings. This will also include ensuring actions and recommendations are followed up within specified time frames.
  • This is a generalist role; your duties will be varied according to the needs of the service.
  • You will play a co-ordinator function in the team and will work closely with other admin staff & operational and professional colleagues within the team and across the Mental Health Service.
  • You will work with highly confidential and sensitive information.

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.
  • Have previous experience of working in a busy office environment; and
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team whilst being proactive and using your initiative.
  • Have a high level of integrity and confidentiality.

The process:

  • To apply, please complete the online application form showing how you meet the criteria listed in the attached job specification.

For more information, please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.

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Contact details

For an informal discussion about the vacancy please contact either Hanne Rasmussen on 07968 833111 or by email at

Additional information

This job advert closes at 23:59 on 15th December 2019.

Interview date 20th December 2019.