Data Administrator – Admin and Clerical

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Data Administrator - Admin and Clerical
Southwark, London
Contract / Temporary

Southwark 5224638

Posted: 27th February 2023 16:44
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  • Pay Rate:

    £16.02 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2 - 3 months

  • Southwark, London,

    SE1 2QH

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Data Administrator - Admin and Clerical

Reference no:  Southwark 5224638

Pay Rate: £16.02 per hour PAYE 

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 2 – 3 months

An Enhanced DBS is required for this role.


To ensure recording of professional practice, and data integrity, is of a high quality, supporting the effective use of the Client Recording Systems (CRS) and wider performance and quality management systems.

You will support performance and quality systems.

You will contribute to the overall performance of the service and help support strategic objectives.


Principal accountabilities:

  • Contribute to the delivery of outstanding services to children and families and carers by focusing on the need of all practitioners and managers to use Client Recording Systems to maintain records to a high standard particularly around data integrity, in order that the quality and impact of work can be measured
  • Manual data entry of highly sensitive data that must be 100% accurate
  • Maintain a culture of high performance contributing to ensuring that services are “inspection ready”
  • To have high standards in the use of case management systems to secure good quality performance data required for statutory and internal performance
  • Work to a consistently high standard. Comply with systems to demonstrate quality and performance
  • Ensure that the Children’s Social Care Performance Service Manager is regularly briefed on issues, and kept informed about progress
  • Work co-operatively with appropriate officers to achieve excellence in performance information in relation to children, young people and families
  • Organise complex information and that supports performance reports
  • Undertake sample exercises of to assess and report on the quality of recording and data management
  • Operate within the council’s corporate policies and priorities
  • Undertake the role flexibly as dictated by service need.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:



  • *** Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.



  • Have a broad understanding of the children’s social care environment and the importance of the effective use of Client Recording Systems
  • Significant experience of data entry
  • Knowledge of a range of IT tools and systems and their use in data collection
  • Knowledge of Excel
  • Broad Knowledge and understanding of statutory frameworks and guidance for children’s social work
  • Knowledge of roles and responsibilities of key children’s agencies



  • Significant experience of working with information, data and performance
  • Experience of maintaining monitoring systems used to evaluate the success of service provision.



  • Attention to detail
  • Accuracy
  • Speed of work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of the role of social work with children and their families


 NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

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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:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. 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.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Data Administrator - Admin and Clerical
Client Category: Local Authority

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