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NAS Admin Officer (fixed term)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/11/2020 00:00
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
"Northumbria House, Cramlington"
Number of posts:

Job details 

Closing date:
27 Nov

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

At Northumberland County Council we are proud of our employees, who are passionate and committed to improving outcomes for our children and young people, ensuring that they feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve.

We are seeking an experienced Administration Assistant to join our Admin & Finance Team with a focus on our Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC) to help support the work undertaken within our Service to ensure our UASC young people are looked after and given the best start to their lives in the UK. You will also be supporting the team with budget responsibilities, again, particularly focusing on UASC.

In addition, you will be expected to join as a full member of the Admin & Finance Team to assist with minute taking, performance work, petty cash and generic mailbox admin tasks, etc. The role will be varied, fast paced and requires a high degree of accuracy. You will need to be committed to supporting our frontline staff who strive to give our young people the support and care they deserve for the brightest future they can have.

We would like you to have at least two years’ experience in a busy office environment and demonstrate and evidence your knowledge and skills. You will need a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel as there will be a short performance related task, which will be sent to you should you be shortlisted for interview.

You will need to be enthusiastic, with a positive, can-do attitude; enjoy supporting those around you, and be a real team player. We would like you to help us continue to develop our services to an outstanding standard.

This post will be fixed term for 12 months.

More information can be found in the attached job description here

We Offer:

· A modern and flexible working environment for our staff within a central location

· Agile working through the use of Microsoft 365 and Apps, which enables collaborative and streamlined working

· Strong and visible leadership from Senior Management

· Training Opportunities

· Salary starting at £20,092

· Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme

· An annual leave entitlement of up to 30 days

· Salary Sacrifice Schemes, including a scheme for booking holidays abroad

For an informal discussion for further information, please call Ann Hindmarsh-Bell on 01670 563400 or email: ann.hindmarsh-bell@northumberland.gov.uk.

Closing date: Thursday 26th November 2020

Shortlisting: Monday 30th November 2020

Interviews to be held on: Monday 7th December 2020

For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please click here.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.

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