Children's Services Support Assistant

Lincolnshire County Council is looking for passionate and committed administrators to join our diverse and developing team.  We're looking for people with a real spark to provide support to our amazing local Children's Centres.

At the current time, the roles could be a blend of supporting remotely and covering at designated number of sites within the Locality. Please be advised therefore that the position requires a full driving license and own transport.

Job Category
Administration
Grade
G3: 18,812 - 19,948
Job Location(s)
Grantham
Contract Type
Permanent
Appointment Type
Part-time
Closing Date
16/05/2021
Job Reference
12360

Our Children's Services Support Assistants are at the very heart of every service we deliver and every change for the better we strive to achieve across the county.  You will be undertaking a variety of duties across the authority, providing administrative support on any number of challenging and exciting projects and tasks to help to build the county you want to live in. 

What are we looking for?

  • Enthusiasm, we love what we do; we want you to as well.
  • Transferable skills, we want you to grow with our support and your ambition.
  • A flexible approach, we react and adapt to change on a daily, we'd like you to come with us.
  • Administrative superstars would also be welcome, come and help us progress. 

We will help you to learn new skills, enjoy your day-to-day, encourage your development and work with you to develop your potential including supporting with undertaking further qualifications in Customer Service or Business Administration. All this within a friendly and welcoming environment where no two days are ever the same and we all want to succeed together! 

Please note that this post will be subject to a Criminal Record Check. We currently have a part time 18.5 hour position based in Grantham.

We are offering a competitive salary of £18,562 - £19,698 pro rata, along with a pension, a comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes for shopping, cinemas, holidays and experience days.  Discounted Gym memberships, civil service sports council membership, car share scheme, savings of up to 32% with our cycle to work scheme and many areas for professional support and development. 

Applications Close on 16/05/2021 and interviews will be held on Microsoft Teams.

Please note: It is current policy to not shortlist candidates more than once within a 4 month period who have previously applied for a Business Support post of the same grade in that time period. 

If all this sounds like the role and place for you, then please read through the full Job Description, to help you do the best application possible, before clicking apply!  If you would like to know more about Lincolnshire County Council and our current vacancies then click on  www.lincolnshire.gov.uk .  If you would like an open and informal discussion regarding this role then please give Nikita Lord a call on 07775642894. 

If you are shortlisted for interview then you will receive a link to an SHL Talent Central online skills test within your invite to interview (please check in your spam/junk mail folder in case it doesn't make it through your filter). The link will be below your interview date and time.

PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST COMPLETE THIS TEST AS THE SCORE WILL FORM PART OF YOUR FINAL INTERVIEW SCORE.

 

Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check

 

All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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