Administrative Officer – Children & Family Services

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Administrative Officer - Children & Family Services
Contract / Temporary

Leicestershire TCL 0008 1C95 / 1

Posted: 30th October 2023 10:17
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  • Pay Rate:

    £11.80 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1-2 months


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Temporary Administrative Officer - Children & Family Services 

Reference no: Leicestershire TCL 0008 1C95 / 1 

Pay Rate: £11.80 per hour PAYE 

37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours 

This opening assignment is for 1-2 months  


Main duty will be collecting information an updating the data base. To process a range of applications in relation to children in entertainment and employment. To work within a legal framework carrying out statutory duties whilst promoting compliance with current legislation, national guidance and local Byelaws.  

Provide advice/guidance to clients in accordance with national and local legislation. Work with a range of internal and external agencies who are involved in either local businesses or the entertainment industry across Leicestershire, to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Process a range of applications in a consistent manner in accordance with national legislation/guidance and local Byelaws. Ensuring that those responsible for using children in performances (professional and amateur), in paid sport and modelling, make suitable arrangements to safeguard them. 
  • Provide advice/guidance on local authority and national legislation in areas of responsibility.  
  • Maintain accurate files and records, both manual and computerised, in respect of children who are partaking in performance/employment.  
  • Maintain administrative systems and processes to enable and support the efficient and effective running of the Child Performance & Employment Team.  
  • Accompany the Senior Child Licensing & Inspection Officer on performance related inspections and/or child employment inspections/awareness raising, as and when required.  
  • Assist in the recruitment of Chaperones, conducting interviews during busy periods or in the absence of colleagues, seeking references and arranging for police/social care vetting checks to be completed.  
  • Assist Senior Officers in gathering statistical information as and when required. 
  • Be aware of the legal requirements relating to data protection and to work within them. 
  • Undertake general office duties, maintain filing systems and ensure effective arrangements are in place for receipt and distribution of post, in particular safeguarding the confidentiality of information 
  • Such other duties as may, from time to time, be required within the grade for the post 

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To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 


  • Education to GCSE ‘C’ or equivalent including English Language and Mathematics, Or Equivalent NVQ level in administration 


  • Knowledge and experience of administrative processes and systems 


  • Experience of liaising with customers / clients using a variety of methods 
  • Experience of accurately capturing, storing and retrieving information to meet organisational and customer needs 
  • Experience in generic admin duties 

Skills & Abilities: 

  • Evidence of good organisational skills 
  • Ability to interpret information and data  
  • Ability to present accurate information clearly, both written and orally  
  • Ability to communicate positively both orally and in writing, including good telephone manner 


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Job Ref: Leicestershire TCL 0008 1C95 / 1
Administrative Officer - Children & Family Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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Job Ref: Leicestershire TCL 0008 1C95 / 1
Administrative Officer - Children & Family Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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