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Administrative Support Officer

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

Closing date: Sunday 26 September 2021
Interview date: Wednesday 6 October 2021

For an informal discussion, please contact Christine Aldous on 07704 017553

Administration Support Officer

Our administrators play a key role in supporting the Council - helping us provide an excellent service to the people of East Sussex.  You will be joining the Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability (ISEND) Service within East Sussex and will be part of a small admin team supporting the Children’s Disability Services team. 

We are looking for someone motivated, capable, cheerful and able to take the initiative in a busy work environment; with real passion for delivering outstanding customer service.  The ability to multitask, be flexible and work well under pressure is essential. 

Working across two sites, Dorset Road, Bexhill and Sorrel Drive, Eastbourne, you will provide administration support, work on reception and act as the first point of contact for visiting professionals, clients and trades people.  You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to speak appropriately with a wide variety of people

You will be reliable, dependable and able to work as an individual using your own initiative and be a good team player too.  You will have strong IT and Microsoft Office skills, excellent minute taking skills, experience of financial systems and knowledge of purchase orders and invoices.  Attention to detail and accuracy is essential.

This is a varied and demanding role which offers excellent opportunities to expand your existing knowledge and skills. In return for your commitment, we offer ongoing training and development opportunities.

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/1811/16776

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne

  • Salary
  • £20,495 to £21,322

  • Closing date
  • 26 September 2021

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Children Services

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical