Service Administration Officer

Job Reference: 73686
Posted: Friday 10th May 2024
Closing Date: Monday 27th May 2024
Up to £27,000 per annum
Tower Hamlets and Wandsworth, London
Full-Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our not-for-profit organisation as a Service Administration Officer. We are seeking a Graduate or professional who is highly proactive and well-organised to support operational and administrative output.

You will provide efficient and responsive administration support to services dedicated to supporting adults with learning disabilities, as well as older people with a range of support needs. You will also work closely with a team of Senior Managers to support the needs of the organisation. An excellent standard of verbal and written English is essential as well as an interest in working in the not-for-profit/health and social care sector.

We are looking for a highly motivated and proactive individual to join our expanding London team, providing administrative and operational support to our services across five different Boroughs. The successful candidate will be based between Wandsworth (two days) and Tower Hamlets (three days) in a given week (subject to change). The candidate will occasionally travel to other parts of London to support our other services as needed. Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Maintaining the services in line with CQC standards including creating and updating staff files and documentation.
  • Supporting with all aspects of recruitment and interviewing potential candidates for the services.
  • Prioritising all requests from the Senior Management Team.
  • Assisting Registered Managers with administration support during and prior to CQC and Local Authority inspections.
  • Completing minutes at a variety of different meetings (including HR investigations and disciplinary hearings).
  • Providing support to managers to complete internal audits and spot checks when required.
  • Getting involved in client activities when required.
  • Ensuring the service offices are kept organised and neat at all times.

An approachable manner as well as excellent customer care skills and professionalism is essential. You must have a warm and helpful telephone manner and the ability to take detailed messages and signpost individuals to the appropriate people. The role requires an individual with excellent attention to detail as well as the ability to multi-task to complete competing deadlines. The skills to accurately input data onto databases, minute meetings and use Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook are essential. You will enjoy working as a team as well as using your initiative and working independently.

You will receive visible and supportive management from our team and the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the health and social care and not-for-profit sector in this fulfilling and varied role. This role will suit someone with loads of gumption and enthusiasm who relishes a new challenge each day. Creative Support is an Investors in People, Stonewall Diversity Champion and equal opportunities employer, committed to delivering local high quality care through a well-established and supported local work force.

We welcome the opportunity to have a chat about the role so please contact Mahip Singh, Service Director on 07815 518 847 or email Mahip.Singh@creativesupport.org.uk

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

We offer all employees competitive pay and a pension contribution in addition to 28 days annual leave. As an employer that is committed to the professional development of our staff we also support our care staff to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and pay for your enhanced DBS. Additional benefits include enhanced maternity leave, employee support programmes and an additional day of leave each year on or around your Birthday.

Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer, who have recently received Investors in People Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – Please be aware we are currently at full capacity with our Visa Sponsor Licenses, therefore we are not accepting applicants who are seeking sponsorship.

We are also not accepting applicants who are currently on a Skilled Worker Visa, seeking secondary employment, as we are unable to actively track the hours worked with the primary sponsor.

We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed. We do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.

Application Instructions:

To apply, candidates must complete the online application form located on our company website via the listing for the above reference numbered role. We do not accept CV’s as a method of application.

A list of all roles available can be located at: www.creativesupport.co.uk

Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying. We do not provide outcomes for unsuccessful applications.

For role or application queries please email recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS

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