Senior Administrative Officer – HMP High Down - £26,300 per annum – Full Time Permanent
Our client has an exciting opportunity for an experienced administrator to join their team in HMP Highdown.
Our client is the social enterprise that empowers people to break the cycle of crime or addiction to move forward with their lives. For more than 25 years they have been working with people to build positive and productive lives, whatever their past. They believe that anyone is capable of lasting change. Their services have supported thousands of people to make positive changes and build productive lives with a job, family, friends and a sense of community.
The purpose of this post is to ensure the smooth administration of the service. The expectation is to supervise all the admin staff within Surrey and Lewes service. Reporting to the Data Manager and supported by the Service Manager
You will have excellent communication skills, and proven experience of managing your own time and workload in a busy, high pressure environment. You will often be the first point of contact within the department, so will be confident dealing with people from all walks of life, friendly and professional.
You will have demonstrable experience of working in an administration role, with extensive experience of MS Office systems, including Word, Excel and Outlook. It will be extremely beneficial if you have experience of working within a confidential environment as well as an understanding of the client group.
A Diploma or equivalent in Business or Admin, or the willingness to work towards one, is also desirable.
Our client offers an excellent benefits package including Simply Health coverage, competitive annual leave entitlements and a contributory pension scheme. They also support their employees to achieve both professional and personal development.
They welcome applications from ex-offenders and those in recovery particularly those from a 12 step background.
They are committed to equality of opportunity for employees and eligible applicants. They will judge you on your abilities and skills and nothing else. Our client is committed to enhancing the diverse profile of their organisation to reflect the communities within which they work.
Please click apply and you will be directed to the company website, where you can progress your application. You also can download a full job description and person specification.
You will also need to complete a supporting statement that lists clear examples which demonstrate your knowledge, skills and experience in relation to the person specification and being the right candidate for the role. Please ensure you provide specific examples from previous work experience on how you meet each criterion.
They are unable to accept CV’s.
Closing date for applications: 22/01/2018 (10:00am)