Conference Admin Assistant – Children’s Services

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Conference Admin Assistant – Children’s Services
North Tyneside
Contract / Temporary

N Tyneside 5246414918422

Posted: 10th May 2024 10:02
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  • Pay Rate:

    11.59 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1 month

  • North Tyneside,

    NE27 0BY

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Conference Admin Assistant – Children’s Services

Job Ref: N Tyneside 5246414918422

Pay Rate: £11.59 per hour PAYE

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

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 1 month

City: North Tyneside

Proven minute taking skills and experience are essential for this role.

The purpose of the role is to work as part of an administrative team and provide an effective and efficient minute-taking service to the Independent Reviewing Officers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to minute and record with a high degree of accuracy Child Protection / Children in Need Conferences and Reviews, Strategy Meetings and Looked After Reviews as and when required, with good presentation skills and minimum amendments.
  • Assist with the development of Quality Assurance systems / processes to ensure that all meetings take place within timescales.
  • Ability to provide a high quality word processing service in respect of Children Looked After by the Local Authority.
  • Input and extraction of information from a computerised client information database.
  • Ability to provide support work around the Child Protection Register, Diary and other administrative tasks as directed by the Senior Child Protection Administrator.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the Independent Reviewing Officers.
  • Ability to interact with colleagues / professional agencies.
  • Good organisational / communication / interpersonal skills.
  • Must have a flexible approach to work situations, commitment to continuous improvement and be able to work as part of a team, as well as using own initiative.
  • To undertake relevant training to the job.
  • To ensure the health, safety and welfare of employees and the public by complying with the appropriate health and safety policies.
  • To comply with the Council’s policies and procedures.

 

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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.

Due to the number of CVs being sent to us under current market conditions, we cannot, unfortunately, respond to all applications. If, therefore, you have not heard from us within 3 days please make a working assumption that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We will, however, be very happy to receive future applications from you for other roles.


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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.

 

Qualifications:

  1. RSA II Typing or equivalent.
  2. GCSE in English Language.

 

Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role or context and ideally within a public sector.
  2. Minute taking experience.
  3. Accurate word processing skills.
  4. Ability to work within key performance management framework in respect of timescales for meetings.
  5. Excellent administrative skills.
  6. Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  7. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  8. Extensive knowledge and use of all Microsoft Office and other relevant packages.

 

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Job Ref: N Tyneside 5246414918422
Conference Admin Assistant – Children’s Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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