PT Team Co-Ordinator/Administrator

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PT Team Co-Ordinator/Administrator
Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
Contract / Temporary

Stoke 5248879

Posted: 13th May 2024 14:33
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  • Pay Rate:

    £12.70 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    18.5 specific days and hour TBC

  • This opening assignment is for 1-2 months

  • Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire,

    ST4 1RN

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Team Co-Ordinator/Administrator

Reference no:  Stoke 5248879

Pay Rate: £12.70 per hour PAYE 

Hours per week: 18.5 specific days and hour TBC

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 1-2 months

City: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Enhanced DBS disclosure is listed as a requirement for this role

This role will support front line social workers and will often be the first point of contact for service users, partners and other agencies.  The duties include updating records on the system, taking minutes, arranging meetings and transport, financial tasks and any other administrative task required to support the team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide an excellent customer service, displaying a ‘can do’ attitude, working with accuracy and speed.
  • Provide an efficient, effective, empathetic and responsive service to the public, agencies and professionals and a commitment to customer care and service.
  • Maintain systems and processes to enable the smooth running of the social work Team, ensuring that the work of the Team is co-ordinated and well organised.
  • Act as a first point of contact for enquiries to the service and or Team, some of which may be complex and/or contentious, from other staff, members of the public, or other agencies. To answer queries where possible, and to take messages for members of the Team or direct the caller to another source of help
  • Be aware of children’s and families’ circumstances and to keep up to date on developments within cases, in order to be equipped to answer queries from children, families, staff or other agencies as directed by the Team Manager.
  • Ensure diaries and appointments for members of the Team are co-ordinated and accessible.
  • Organise meetings and arrange venues for members of the Team and alert members to forthcoming meetings and appointments.
  • Maintain systems of key statutory requirements for children as directed by the Team Manager, for example child protection visits, children’s reviews etc., ensuring that members of the Team are aware of due dates in advance.
  • Service the weekly case planning meeting ensuring papers are prepared, relevant professionals are invited to specific case discussions, and accurate records are kept for each child discussed.
  • Access, input and retrieve information using Corporate and Departmental information systems (manual and computerised).
  • Maintain up-to-date information on files, lists and records as required (manual and/or computerised) and ensure easy retrieval of the same information.

 

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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.


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.

Qualifications:

  1. Good standard of education with excellent numeracy and literacy skills.

 

Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Good standard of education with excellent numeracy and literacy skills.
  3. Ability to demonstrate experience of positive and effective working relationships.
  4. Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to deal with members of the public and staff in a sensitive and appropriate manner.
  5. Ability to work both as part of a team and work on your own initiative.
  6. Good administrative skills.
  7. An ability to manage competing demands and priorities, work methodically, think systematically and achieve targets.
  8. Computer literacy and the skills necessary to work with information management systems and produce good quality data in a variety of formats.
  9. Ability to write concise reports and summarise information.
  10. Knowledge of, and sensitivity to, the needs of vulnerable children and their families.
  11. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).

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Job Ref: Stoke 5248879
PT Team Co-Ordinator/Administrator
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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