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Administration Assistant
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/837/6017
  • Published: Tue 10/12/2019, 9:35 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 15/12/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 18 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,169 per annum - FTE
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Ashford Centre, Stanwell Road, Surrey

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Administration Assistant


Administration Assistant

Mental Health Services

1 x part time post (18 hours per week)

Location - Ashford Centre, Stanwell Road, Ashford TW15 3DU.

Salary - £21,169 per annum hour for 36 hours per week (pro rata for part time)

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.
  • As part of the integrated Mental Health Service you will use both Surrey and NHS computer systems
  • Using the county council's SAP system, you will record time administration data
  • You will be expected to deal with complex telephone enquiries, a wide range of correspondence, and diary management.
  • Occasionally you will take both notes and minutes for meetings.
  • You will work with highly confidential and sensitive information.
  • As this is a generalist role, you duties will be varied according to the needs of the service

For permanent staff we offer support, training, development, along with a variety of other benefits. For further details on these please visit

Person skills:

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 strong work ethic and understand the needs of confidentiality in a sensitive role such as this.

The process:

  • To apply, please submit complete the online application form, providing information outlining 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:

Donna Leney (Snr Approved Mental Health Professional) on 07968 833109 or email

Additional information

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

Interviews will take place on 20th December 2019