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Social Work Co ordinator

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Bassett Street, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 


Closing date:18 May 2022 at midnight 

 This post is flexible offer both home working and office based working on a rota basis. 

  • To work closely with designated teams in order to provide specialist administrative support, facilitating the throughput of work to Business Support, co-ordinating CFS multi-agency support and contact for children, young people and families
  • To work with and liaise confidently with a range of internal and external agencies to ensure children receive our services and gather/monitor appropriate information
  • It is vital to the future of the department that the post holder is flexible in taking on additional tasks, willing to offer help to employees and treats co-operation and support for colleagues as a top priority
  • NVQ Level 2 Business Administration or equivalent administrative or secretarial qualification
  • Working in an administrative, financial, secretarial setting (i.e. experience in a range of clerical and financial tasks incl. word processing, filling, photocopying, faxing, message taking, data input)
  • The preparation / production of reports, spreadsheets, correspondence and other documentation
  • Using Microsoft Office including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point to a high standard
  • Experience of developing and maintaining computer-based and manual record systems
  • Organising tasks to meet competing priorities
  • Arranging and servicing meetings- minutes/note taking and producing minutes
  • The importance of customer service
  • To communicate clearly and accurately by telephone, in person and in writing with a wide range of people, within and outside the Department.
  • The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post.
  • To work flexibly and to be able to prioritise workloads to meet changing deadlines and quantities of work.
  • To be self-motivated and able to work on own initiative (to resolve queries or problems), or as part of a team.
  • To work quickly and accurately to deadlines.
  • To work without direct supervision.
  • To be professional, diplomatic and have a tactful approach.
  • To have the ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
  • To be able to put together statistical reports including projections and forecasts upon request
  • Ability to manage sometimes challenging and potentially confrontational situations with continued professionalism
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th May 2022.
For informal enquires please contact Sharon Wright Tel: 0116 305 5966 Email: 
We are on a journey to be an inclusive department where a culture to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion is embedded and discrimination challenged at every level together as a department.  We warmly welcome those from all cultures, ethnicities and beliefs - this diversity is vital to our journey and is fundamental to our values and enriches the services we offer our children and familiesWe particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
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