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Administration Assistant
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/470/26020
  • Published: Thu 21/07/2022, 9:39 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 08/08/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £23,243 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: North West - Woking, Runnymede and Spelthorne

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Administration Assistant

The starting salary for this role is £23,243 per annum for working 36 hours per week.

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Administrative Assistant working within North West Surrey Reablement Team. The Service provides short term care to the vulnerable and elderly, helping them gain independence. You must be highly organised, adaptable, able to prioritise and enjoy working in an ever-changing role.

This fast paced, busy position will be based in the North West Area of Surrey. We are looking for someone with a flexible approach and a willingness to tackle a wide range of administrative and customer service activities. You must be willing to take responsibility and use initiative, along with being comfortable in setting your own priorities and meeting strict deadlines.

Excellent interpersonal skills are essential along with a high level of written and verbal communication skills. Part of this role includes the collating of weekly timesheets and gathering of monthly statistical information for reporting purposes. You will also be required to maintain and up-date spreadsheets, answer the duty phone, attend and record minutes and induct new staff. You will need to be comfortable working under pressure and to tight deadlines. You may also be required to travel to other sites in Surrey to support operational functions. This varied role brings a new challenge each day. 

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 07/08/2022, with interviews to follow.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Claire McGrath on 01932 794810 or by e-mail at

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


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 26 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.

Our Commitment

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.