Contact details for informal discussion: Liesa Rowland, Senior Administrative Officer on 0370 7798742 or Gill Evans, Senior Administrative Officer on 0370 7792550.
Providing fundamental administrative support to frontline social work teams
An opportunity has arisen within Children's Services for a Social Work Personal Assistant, to provide business administration support for Team Managers.
If you are a highly organised and experienced administrative professional, dedicated to improving outcomes for young people, then your skills will be valued here in Hampshire County Council's Children's Services.
Rated Outstanding by Ofsted, we can offer you a genuinely varied and responsible position in one of the top two performing children's social care authorities in the country.
You will provide fundamental administrative support behind the scenes to assist frontline teams in safeguarding young people, promoting their welfare and maximising their life chances. As part of your role, you will assist Team Managers to undertake administration / IT / system based tasks which in turn will reduce administration time for Team Managers.
Duties will include organising and co-ordinating Team Manager diaries, communicating with clients and professionals, proactively arranging meetings, dealing with payments and transport, recording information on client records, coordinating new starters, using spreadsheets to track and monitor caseload information and extracting information from various sources.
You will be confident and pro-active, not afraid to use your initiative, with excellent organisation, IT and communication skills. In addition, the role also requires good analytical skills, self-motivation and good multi-tasking skills.
We are recruiting for roles in various locations across Hampshire, please state your preference of location on your application.
The role will be working from home to begin with however you may be required to go into the office should regional guidance change.
Locations we are recruiting for are:
For a full list of the role responsibilities and selection criteria, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.
Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.
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