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Senior Administrative Assistant (Children's Services) HCC259650

Job Details:


Salary Range: £18,933 - £19,941 pro-rata, per annum (actual salary £9,466 - £9,970 per annum)  
Work Location: Beech Hurst, Andover
Hours per week: 18.5
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 10 December 2021   

Provide vital support to social workers working with the county's most vulnerable children


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Administrative Assistant within Children's Services to provide business administrative support to Social Worker Personal Assistants within a team of Social Workers within Andover.


Based in Andover, our teams work to safeguard young people, promote their welfare and maximise their life chances. We want you to keep everything running smoothly behind the scenes helping to reduce the administration burden on your colleagues. The more efficient and effective your contribution, the more our Social Workers can focus on direct work with children and families.

If you are a highly organised and experienced administrative professional, dedicated to improving outcomes for children and young people, then your skills will be valued here in Hampshire County Council's Children's Services.


Rated Outstanding by Ofsted, we can offer you a genuinely varied and responsible position in one of the top two performing children's social care authorities in the country. You will provide fundamental administrative support behind the scenes to assist frontline teams in safeguarding young people, promoting their welfare and maximising their life chances.


You will need a positive and flexible approach to teamwork as well as the ability to competently work on your own initiative. You will have highly proficient IT skills and excellent communication skills.

Discover the benefits of working for Hampshire County Council!


For a full list of the role requirements and selection criteria, please refer to the job description and person specification on our website.

Vetting Requirements:


This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check. As such please note, we will take up references prior to interview.


Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.


We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.



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