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Senior Administrative Officer OCC16612

Job Details


Salary range: £26,999 - £29,636 per annum

Work location: Abbey House, Abingdon or County Hall, Oxford

Hours per week: 37 - we are open to discussions about flexible working

Contract type: Temporary for 12 months

Closing date: 17 November 2019

Interview date: week commencing 25 November 2019


This role is subject to a Criminal Records Check.



Are you interested in a career in Senior Administration Management?


We have two full time vacancies for enthusiastic, ambitious and highly organised individuals to join our team of Senior Admin Managers (SAMs).


Our Senior Admin Managers line manage a team of administrators who help support the service area and offer a high level of specialist support to operational teams.


We are currently looking for two experienced individuals to provide high quality management support to two administrative teams, Special Education Needs Casework Team based in Abbey House, Abingdon and our Special Educational Needs Finance Team based in County Hall Oxford.


SAM’s work with Operational Managers and admin within their respective teams making sure that efficient and effective admin support is available at all time and existing business processes are effective and adhered to.


These posts are temporary for 12 months initially.


If you consider you have these skills, then please apply:


* Highly organised

* Motivated

* Reliable

* Skilled in IT systems including MS Office 2010 applications

* People-orientated

* Positive with a 'can do' attitude

* Enthusiastic and friendly.


We would like to hear from you!

Rewards and Benefits


It really is true that every single job role here contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our county - we want to do this for our employees too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours and the use of technology to support agile working. We offer some of the very best learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development.


We have a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us up to 32 days, as well as giving you the option to buy additional holiday. You will also have access to a Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of up to 19.9% of your salary; a range of local and national retail discounts; and a host of enhanced family friendly policies including carers leave and paid time off for volunteering.

Would you like to know more?


Please click here to view the Job Description & Selection Criteria.


Please contact Kieris Mace, Head of Admin for Children Education and Families Directorate for an informal discussion on 07584 151115

Application Procedure


To apply, you will need to complete an online application form. This includes a section asking you to explain how you meet the role requirements, as specified in the job posting.


You may attach a cover letter and/or CV to your application form, however it is not mandatory.


If you experience any difficulties whilst completing the application form, or if you require the application form in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment Team at or by calling 01962 847728.


Our Organisation 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.


As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. 


All posts, unless stated otherwise, are open to flexible working arrangements.


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