Temporary Technical Support Officer –Admin & Clerical

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Temporary Technical Support Officer –Admin & Clerical
Uxbridge, London
Contract / Temporary

Hillingdon RQ677039

Posted: 12th September 2022 12:01
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  • Pay Rate:

    £13.39 per hour

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2 months

  • Uxbridge, London,

    UB8 1UW

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Temporary Technical Support Officer – Admin & Clerical

Reference no: Hillingdon RQ677039  

Pay rate: £13.39 per hour

Enhanced DBS & barred list check (Child & adult)

The post-holder will provide administrative support for the Council's Business Support Team for Children's Social Care.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for delivering complex, routine, and emergency tasks against the technical administrative standards
  • Deliver a skilled and flexible technical administration support service across the directorates
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team responsible for meeting tight deadlines
  • Prioritise tasks assigned and escalating any gaps in resourcing to Technical Support Supervisor/Technical Support Co-Ordinator
  • Escalate any operational issues to Technical Support Supervisor /Technical Support Co-Ordinator and/or operational Service Manager
  • Resolve complex financial queries (including payment enquiries) and ensure appropriate financial controls are in place
  • Ensure compliance with Financial Regulations with respect to budget commitments and payments (including any petty cash, voucher, or prepaid card system)
  • Complete/support inputting of service packages onto case management systems
  • Support internal budget commitment authorisation processes to ensure effective delivery of supplier services


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

Experience & Knowledge / Technical skills

  • Minimum 5 GCSE level pass including maths and English, or equivalent
  • Experience of supporting a multi-disciplinary teams with comprehensive technical administration services (including meeting arrangements, minute taking, and database/system administration)
  • Experience of prioritising high volumes of work effectively and accurately, and to deal with routine matters on own initiative within deadlines
  • An understanding of case/data management systems and of Business Improvement (BID) and its implications for the wider team


Skills & Abilities:

  • Good verbal and written communication and a genuine desire to help people
  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with clients, senior colleagues and Members of the Council.
  • Ability to deal sensitively with members of the public in a variety of situations
  • Ability to manage high volumes of work effectively and accurately, and to deal with routine matters on own initiative within deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team to deliver the best outcomes for customers; deliver team aims and objectives
  • Ability to make independent decision and identify when to refer complex enquiries to relevant specialists
  • Excellent ICT skills including Word, Excel and Google Docs, Ability to use financial systems i.e. OracleGood ICT skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good administrative and organisation skills
  • Ability to work flexibly and meet the demands of the service
  • Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing environment


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  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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Temporary Technical Support Officer –Admin & Clerical
Client Category: Local Authority

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