About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for the post of Team Administrator at Mallow Crescent, Guildford. Mallow Crescent is a supported living service and short breaks service for adults with learning disabilities. The main site is in Burpham, Guildford and we have a smaller supported living site in Cobham.
The service is registered with the Quality Care Commission (CQC) and works in accordance with good practice guidance and standards. Our Vision is to provide outstanding services and be an employer of choice with highly trained, passionate and dedicated staff.
We are looking for someone to join the admin team to provide comprehensive administrative support to our service. In this role you will liaise with professionals both within social care and with other agencies; keep track of information, update and maintain spreadsheets and databases; take meeting notes and subsequently distribute to involved parties, ensure timescales are met; support with finances including cash handling and account reconciliations; and provide performance information.
You will be highly organised and willing to take responsibility and use initiative; comfortable in setting your own priorities and meeting deadlines. You will make sure that everything is in place to guarantee that all runs smoothly for the processes and the service you support.
Excellent interpersonal skills are essential along with a high level of written and oral communication skills. You will have experience of working with highly confidential information in a dynamic environment and have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. The successful candidate will have daily contact with the people we support who may be reporting maintenance issues, requesting money or just coming for chat!
We Are Looking For Someone Who
- Has a solid background in administration
- Has experience of working in a busy office environment
- Has excellent customer service and communication skills
- Is confident, organised and able to implement a proactive approach to your work
- Has excellent IT skills and is proficient in using Microsoft Office
Please refer to the full job description attached at the bottom of this advert for further information about the role.
We welcome you to come and visit the service prior to applying.
Please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Please call Zoe Richards, Valentin Ivanov or Jan Paling on 01483 455879.
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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 17th February 2020.
Interview dates to be confirmed.
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.
An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.