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Newton Abbot, Devon
£17,675 - £18,685 per annum FTE pro rata (dependent on experience)
13 Jan 2021
27 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Part Time

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and well organised administrator to join EDP and our Devon community-based Together Drug & Alcohol service.

Based: Newton Abbot
Hours: Part time, 21 hours per week (Mon, Thurs, Fri)
Salary: £17,675 - £18,685 per annum FTE pro rata (dependent on experience)
Contract: Permanent

You’ll be part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team based in South Devon where you will have an important role to play in supporting service users to make positive changes and helping us work towards our mission.

Day to day duties will involve general administration to support the service with its operational commitments: ensuring the smooth running of the team by dealing with general enquiries, providing an efficient reception service, managing incoming phone calls and welcoming service users and visitors. Other key duties will include collating data, maintaining databases, producing reports, working within Microsoft Outlook to maintain diaries and co-ordinate appointments, working alongside our clinical team to generate prescriptions for service users, and carrying out various health and safety checks in the workplace. You’ll work closely with other administration teams across the service to support the day to day needs of - not only our service and partners - but also our service users and their carers.

What we’re looking for

This varied and wide-ranging role will suit someone with previous team administrative experience who thrives in a busy environment where they can organise their own workload and priorities. You’ll work in a structured way, ensuring that all work tasks are completed effectively and efficiently on a consistent basis.

To be successful in this role, you’ll need to be able to demonstrate strong communication skills, be able to build effective working relationships with a range of people, and have a great understanding and knowledge of administration processes. You’ll have strong IT skills, and will be proficient with Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel and Outlook.

We’re ideally looking for someone who is available on Monday, Thursday and Friday but other working patterns may be considered on an individual basis.

About EDP

EDP Drug & Alcohol Services is a thriving charity providing services across Devon and Dorset, in the community and within prisons. We offer a number of dynamic and innovative initiatives which work alongside people to improve their wellbeing, social connections and employability.

EDP can offer you a real opportunity for new, challenging and highly rewarding experiences. In return for your commitment and enthusiasm, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (rising to 30 with length of service) – pro rata for part time employees
  • Spot salary system offering you the chance to progress annually
  • Enhanced employer pension contribution
  • Life assurance benefit scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Eye Care Vouchers
  • Training and development opportunities

Closing date for applications is noon on Wednesday 27th January 2021.
Remote interviews to be held 4th February 2021.
Please ensure that you quote reference number 84.20 on your application.


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and application form.

EDP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Candidates are subject to additional checks including DBS (to the appropriate level) and prison vetting - details will be specified as part of the vacancy details. Outcomes of these additional checks will be considered before any offer/appointment is confirmed.

No agencies please.