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Work for Halton Borough Council

Vacancy Details

Administration Officer

Halton Borough Council
£11,277 - £11,502 Pro Rata
Halton Borough Council
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Part Time
22.2 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
05/01/2020 at 23:55 PM
Halton Borough Council

Salary (range) £ 18795 to £19171 (FTE)

Working Pattern: Mornings Monday to Friday

Hours: 22.2 hours per week

Location: Runcorn based but must be willing to travel between sites across Runcorn and Widnes


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our agile and resourceful team. We are looking for an Administration Officer who enjoys working in a varied and busy environment and has previous office experience.

The vacancy is within a busy Family Centre required to provide support to a team of dedicated Family Support Workers working with families experiencing a range of complex issues.

We require someone to provide dedicated administration support to facilitate the smooth running of the service with focus upon,

  • recording of performance information,
  • recording and tracking of cases using a range of electronic systems,
  • financial processes including administration of cash,
  • production of agendas and taking of minutes for key multi-agency meetings,
  • other administration processes to support the smooth running of the team

It can be a very busy environment at times. You will need to have good communication skills with colleagues, families and other professionals. You should also be organised and flexible to be able to work within set timescales and respond to the changing needs of the service. It is part of the role that you will be proficient with a range of electronic systems and be able to produce team documents including agendas, team plans and reports.

This is a key role in the team and we need someone who has common sense, is hard working, able to be responsible for their own tasks and be committed to working as part of the team to support families in need.   You will be educated to GCSE standard Grade C or above (or equivalent) including Maths and English, and have an awareness of maintaining confidentiality in the workplace

In return, we can offer:

  • Excellent career progression
  • Access to a generous pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Full induction, training and performance feedback
  • Pleasant working environment
  • Supportive colleagues

The successful candidate must be willing and flexible to provide support for other teams at other locations within the borough as and when necessary, which may require travel between sites.

Please note that if you need to cross the Mersey Gateway Bridge on your journey to and from work, you may be liable to pay the appropriate tolls.

If you think you may be the Administrative Officer we are looking for, and would like an informal chat about the role, please contact Caroline Armstrong on 0151 511 7010 (If I am unavailable please leave a voicemail and I will get back to you).

Interviews will be held on 23rd January 2020.


How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs. Please fully complete the on-line application form.

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