Senior Admin Support Officer Job at Hertfordshire County Council – Hertford

Job Duties:
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced person with strong PA and administration skills to join the Board Business Delivery Team in the Children’s Services Directorate, delivering support to the Directors of Children’s Services.

You will need to deliver an excellent support service including diary management, answering telephone calls, managing incoming and outgoing emails, supporting meetings, including minute taking and generally support with other administrative tasks as required. Along with strong communication skills both, written and verbal, you will require great attention to detail and the ability to prioritise tasks, using your initiative.

Your day to day work will require you to liaise directly with Members, Directors, Head of Service, senior officers, as well as Members of the Public so you will need to display an approachable and friendly manner.

Although the role will see you supporting Directors within Children’s Services, you will be expected to work as part of a team, assisting other Board members and respective colleagues as and when the need arises. You will report into the Business Delivery Manager.

As part of the application you will be required to complete a full supporting statement detailing your suitability based on the requirements of the role detailed in the job outline. If you do not complete a full supporting statement your application will be rejected.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Sandra Barley, Business Delivery Manager on 01992 555703 by email: [email protected]

Closing date: 18th April 2021

Interview date: 27th & 28th April 2021

Additional Information

Safeguarding: Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information Click Here

English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce

Application Information

How to Apply: Please follow the ‘Apply for Job’ button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application will be rejected.

Please be advised that candidates who have applied within the last 6 months, need not apply for this role.

About the Company

Company: Hertfordshire County Council –

Company Location:  Hertford

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