Salary: £17,208- £18,624 pa
Our client provides lifelong support to anyone affected by adoption, delivering high quality services to the people who need them. Their reputation is built on over 25 years’ experience and they make a real difference to the lives of many. Their innovative and award-winning services include:
- Families that Last, a family finding service for the children who wait longest in the care.
- Therapeutic Adoption Support Services, including SafeBase, a therapeutic parenting programme developed to equip parents with the skills and techniques to parent children who have been adopted from care.
- BirthTies, which provides advice, support and counselling to birth family members.
- ReUnite, a service to help people reconnect with family members separated by adoption.
- TalkAdoption, for adopted young people to enable them to share experiences and be supported. This also includes a therapeutic residential short break offer.
The organisation nurture talent and celebrate and reward success, they celebrate and value diversity, they are:
- Passionate about making a difference and changing lives
- Creative in their approach
- Vibrant, dynamic and innovative
- Always trying to do things better
- Honest and open
Our client is looking for a self-motivated and highly organised individual to join their team based at their Birmingham Office. They are seeking someone who is committed to setting high standards and has pride in the delivery of their work.
Do you want to contribute to provide services for an outstanding agency?
With GCSEs including English and Maths, you will have previous office experience including using Microsoft packages. You will also have experience in maintaining and developing administrative systems along with good communication skills and the confidence to deal directly with the public.
You will primarily be responsible for:
- Monitoring and maintaining the Agency database
- Liaising with Local Authority personnel
- Providing administrative support to staff
- Organising relevant documentation
- Raising and processing invoices
- Meticulously recording the details of often highly complex and confidential meetings
- While also being the first point of contact for those telephoning or visiting the office.
If you are passionate about helping others and making a difference, and want to play a role in driving forward the work of this organisation, then get in touch. In return you can expect:
- Matched employers contribution to a group pension scheme (to a maximum of 6%)
- 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
- Your achievements to be acknowledged through our Reward and Recognition Scheme
- Family friendly policies and flexible working via credit time
Applicants will be subject to verification and vetting checks related to child protection and safeguarding matters. These include references covering a five-year period, medical fitness checks, qualification status/registration, identity checks and Enhanced DBS checks as laid down by the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Closing date for applications: Friday 19 January 2018
Panel interviews: Monday 29 January 2018
To find out more information and apply for this position, please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website.
The organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
No agencies please.