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Administrator Adult Social Care - City (Adult Services) OCC17387

Job Details:


Salary: £19,945 – 22,021 per annum, pro-rata

Work location: Knights Court, Oxford and The Courtyard Centre, Bicester

Hours per week: 37 hrs per week (Oxford), 22 hours per week (Bicester) – we are open to discussions about flexible working

Closing Date: 21st November 2019

Interview Date: 27th November 2019


If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career within the public sector, this is a great opportunity for you.


About Us:


As an Administrator with Adult Social Care teams based in Oxford and Bicester you will be undertaking a variety of interesting administration tasks to deliver customer focused services which improve the lives of people supported by the teams. 


Your role will be crucial in supporting teams to provide constant and consistent services to people using Adult Social Care.

About the role:


Some of your duties will be:


  • Dealing with incoming phone calls from clients and professionals
  • Managing the team mailboxes; responding promptly to enquiries from external and internal customers
  • Updating and maintaining electronic database with due regard to security and confidentiality
  • Processing transport requests for service users
  • Taking minutes
  • Providing general administrative support to our Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and Co-ordinators (booking rooms, ordering stationery and other)
  • Providing cover for other Admin teams during periods of annual leave and absence from the office
About you:


We are looking for someone who is organised, pays attention to detail, can work calmly and efficiently under pressure and has good ICT skills.


You will need to able to work well as part of a team.


You must be a good communicator with a customer-focused approach and have previous experience in working in an administrative environment. You will need to handle sensitive and confidential information whilst remaining empathetic to the needs of service user. 

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.

Do you want to know more?


Please click here for the Job Description and Personal Specification.


For an informal chat please contact Monika Ruzikova on 07880 042632.

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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