Lincolnshire County Council
Childrens Services Support Assistant
Lincolnshire County Council is looking for a passionate and committed administrator to join our diverse and developing team. We’re looking for a person with a real spark to provide support to our amazing local Children’s Service Centre.
The position is part-time, based in Stamford for 22 hours a week.
Please note that these posts will require a DBS Children Barred Check.
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?
We will help you to learn new skills, enjoy your day-to-day, encourage your development and work with you to develop your potential…all within a friendly and welcoming environment where no two days are ever the same and we all want to succeed together!
The authority is one of the largest county councils in the UK and we are ambitious for both the residents of our county and the people who work here. We care about our staff, It’s important to us that you have an excellent work/life balance and the opportunity to further develop your knowledge and skills in a supportive Local Authority setting.
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 20/09/2020 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 are shortlisted for interview then you will receive an email from our Recruitment Team in which there will be a link to an online skills test (please check in your spam/junk mail folder in case it doesn’t make it through your filter).
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…… click apply for full job details
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