Administrator- Mental Health & Emotional Wellb

The Children's Society
West Midlands
09 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Administration Assistant - Sandwell Beam Project (Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Service)Administration Assistant - Sandwell Beam Project (Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Service)Permanent 16 Hours per week split across a minimum of 3 week days which can be negotiated at interview.£19,555pa pro rata with an annual progression to £21,728pa pro rataLocation - Wolverhampton (*Please note that this service is a mobile service and will require the post holder to travel to Sandwell also*)The Children's Society has been helping children and young people in this country for over 130 years. We run local services that support children when they are at their most vulnerable and in desperate need of help. We're there for children, every step of the way. This role sits within our children and families directorate, which works to provide immediate one-to-one and group support for children who urgently need support. Your role will be to help us maintain and develop innovative practice to support our work in our services around the country. This is an excellent and exciting opportunity to support a developing team and service within The Children's Society. You will provide a range of administrational duties, whilst working with a range of people within The Children's Society and external partners.You will have experience of working to deadlines, within a fast-paced business environment. You will have experience in operating integrated systems and processes and provide effective and efficient services to a range of people.The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:-Excellent organisational skills, working in a complex and demanding environment,-Excellent communication skills, including inter-personal communication, writing and telephone management,-Excellent project management skills and a completer-finisher approach,-Proven minute-taking skills. Shorthand would be an advantage,-Advanced IT skills in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, powerpoint and email. Experience in project management software would be an advantage. The Children's Society uses Microsoft Office applications,-Logical, structured, and strategic thinking,The Children's Society runs over 100 local services that help thousands of young people who desperately need our support, and we campaign to get laws and policies changed to make children's lives happier and safer. Every day we're changing the lives of children in this country for the better - and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more. The closing date for applications is 23:59 on 17th August 2017Interviews will be held in the morning of the 24th August 2017If you want to find out more about the role, please do not hesitate in contacting Sarah Cresswell; Area Manager on