Administrator – Blue Badge Team

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Administrator – Blue Badge Team
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Contract / Temporary

Gloucestershire 5247700

Posted: 17th April 2024 08:37
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  • Pay Rate:

    £11.98 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday to Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • Gloucester, Gloucestershire,

    GL1 2TG

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Administrator – Blue Badge Team

Job Ref: Gloucestershire 5247700

Pay Rate: £11.98 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 37 Monday to Friday, normal working hours

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 3 months

City: Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Basic DBS disclosure required for this role

The purpose of the role is to work as a member of a team dealing with all stages of assessing applications and issuing Blue Badge parking permits.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as a member of a team and be responsible for all stages of the process of the issue of the Blue Badges issued or administered by the Council as part of controlled parking policies.
  • Deal effectively and efficiently with personal, written and telephone applications for Blue Badges, offering such advice and guidance as may be required by potential Badge holders.
  • The postholder will be expected to deal with situations of a volatile and confrontational nature, both face to face and over the telephone, in a manner that upholds the professional reputation of the Council.
  • Take direct responsibility for individual Blue Badge applications and deal with all the necessary stages from initial vetting and desk top assessment, to Badge issue, including the drafting of complex correspondence and reports as and when required.
  • Ensure the maintenance and accurate updating of manual and computer systems and records to maintain a high standard and systematic approach to the organisation of administrative procedures.
  • Work within set and established procedures, work programmes and deadlines, and to ensure that procedures are followed and deadlines met.
  • Be responsible for the control of stocks of material (such as time clocks) used by the team, including "controlled" stationery, and to ensure the security of such material at all times.
  • Use manual and computer systems and to extract and present statistics and other information from systems as required.
  • Take responsibility for the council’s involvement in the national Northgate Badge issuing system, and the integrity of the information contained on that system.
  • Carry out the system administration responsibilities associated with the Northgate system, including the control of access rights, and the control and quality of documents held within the system.
  • Produce Badge-related reports that may be required for management purposes, for Freedom of Information requests, or for other similar reasons.


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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:

Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.



  1. Educated to GCSE Standard (or equivalent), including passes in English and Maths


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Experience of working as a member of a team dealing with telephone calls and direct enquiries from members of the public in respect of parking matters, and to offer a high quality customer care service
  3. Experience of and the ability to use and maintain manual and computer systems, and the use of such systems to produce statistical data.
  4. The ability to identify misuse and fraudulent activity as may apply to Blue Badge matters and to take appropriate action.
  5. The ability to act with discretion and empathy in dealing with sensitive personal issues associated with Blue Badge applications
  6. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).




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Administrator – Blue Badge Team
Client Category: Local Authority

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