Admin Assistant (Children's Services)

Employer: Medway Council
Salary: Range 1 - Up to £16,824
Location: Chatham, Kent
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours.
DBS Check: No
Closing Date: 19/08/2020 at 23:58 PM
Reference: CSC028RJ

We are looking for a full time permanent administrative support assistant to provide administration support across children’s social care based at  Broadside, Chatham Maritime.

Duties will include:

Meet & greet visitors

Arranging meetings including booking rooms

Sorting, scanning & uploading post to the service’s case management system

Deal efficiently, politely & courteously with telephone queries and other requests for information in order to ensure that service performance levels are met, working closely at times with the social work teams.

Ordering & processing documentation for the Children in Care teams

Sending out letters & correspondence to carers and service users

If you wish to have an informal conversation about the role, please call Tina Herberts on 01634 335602 or email

In return we offer you:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Generous local government pension scheme package
  • Access to wider training and development qualifications
  • Flexible working scheme
  • Travel plan discounts
  • Access to CAREFIRST advice & counselling service
  • Employee discount scheme for national and local retailers

Our organisation:

Medway is a unitary authority in the South East of England, made up of the towns of Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Rainham and more rural areas, including the Hoo Peninsula.

Situated in Kent in the South-East of England, the area has plenty of green spaces, excellent facilities and easy access to the national motorway and rail networks, facilitating superb transport links to London.

We provide all local Government services for a quarter of a million people, looking after educationenvironmentsocial carehousingplanningbusiness and much more - everything from frontline services such as rubbish collection and events like the Dickens Festival to work that goes on behind the scenes to ensure services in Medway run smoothly and cost effectively.

Working at Medway Council means that you get to be part of this journey working alongside talented, professional colleagues to drive forward change to transform the lives of our residents and the communities they live in.

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