Overview

Are you looking for the next step in your career?

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Cambian Whinfell School at a really exciting time and to play an integral part in the team approach to supporting the positive change and reinvigoration of the School.

The senior leadership team has a clear vision for the development of the service and is in the process of overseeing a number of ongoing developments. The School has a proud and successful tradition of supporting young people between the ages of 11-19 to build valuable life skills and gain qualifications and confidence that will support them on their journey towards future independence.

Purpose of the role:

As the Care Admin you will be responsible for the provision of administrative and clerical support within the School, undertaking a key role in providing a first-rate customer service both internally and externally. You will effectively liaise with a range of stakeholders, work with the care team to support with the training for School staff, you will assist with the development and effective running of all systems and procedures within the School, covering personnel, student matters and general administration

Key Tasks:

Oversee the staff rota
Support with managers audits
Assist with the co-ordination of Staff Training
Organisation of CLA review paperwork and co-ordinating meetings
To send out letters to professionals and staff as required
Participate in meetings and training events as required
Minute meeting as and when required
Assist with the up keep of the school vehicles
Assist in the maintenance of administration and computer filing systems
Assist in the maintenance of existing databases and in establishing new databases
Carry out office procedures including: reception, photocopying, sending information by fax, email, answering telephone and redirecting calls as necessary

Personal Qualities:

· An excellent organiser

· Excellent attention to detail

· Ability to work to strict deadlines

· Ability to work as part of a team

· Able to prioritise and work without constant supervision

· Competent with spreadsheets and databases

· Fast and accurate typing/word-processing skills

Experience: Desirable:

Experience using Excel and Word

 

We pride ourselves on being an Equal Opportunities Employer. And we are committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

Cambian will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will be part of a safeguarding check and the search will be purely based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination a person who will not be on the appointment panel will conduct the search and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.

 

 

Salary:

Location: Kendal, LA9 5EZ

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