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Administrative Support Officer

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Sunday 19 September 2021
Interview date: Monday 27 September 2021

For an informal discussion, please contact Sharon Faben - Office Manager on 01273 336880.

Our administrators play a key role in supporting the Council - helping us provide a better service to the children and families of East Sussex. You will be joining the Inclusion and Special Educational Needs and Disability (ISEND) Service and will be part of the admin team that supports the Intervention and Support services.

This is a senior role which involves the review and implementation of efficient administrative processes for the seven different Intervention and Support teams. The post holder will have line management responsibilities and will be expected to support the Office Manager and deputise in their absence.

The ability to multitask, be flexible and work well under pressure is essential. Strong Microsoft Office skills, attention to detail and accuracy and the ability to use your own initiative are key. You will be reliable and dependable, have excellent communication skills and a real passion for delivering outstanding customer service. You will also be able to demonstrate the ability to guide and support Administrative Support Assistants to perform to the best of their ability.

This varied and demanding role offers the opportunity to expand on existing knowledge and skills by working with an experienced administration team and would suit an experienced manager or someone looking to take their first step into line management.

This is a full time permanent post working countywide but will be based in St Mark’s House in Eastbourne for the purposes of travel claims. The admin team are based in three different buildings across the county (Lewes, Eastbourne and St Leonards on Sea) and the post will be expected to work across the three sites.

Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/1119/16267

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Countywide

  • Salary
  • £22,299 to £22,944

  • Closing date
  • 19 September 2021

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Children Services

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical