Administrative Assistant (CP/LAC/ASP) (Temporary)

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 12 January 2017

Salary: 9,348 - 10,071
Location: Dumfries

Closing date: 26 January 2017
Job ref. no.: DGA01953


Administrative Assistant (CP/LAC/ASP) (Temporary) (13/1365F)
£9,348 - £10,071

You will work 18 hours per week, based at Social Work Services, Irish Street, Dumfries, you will be working as a team with other Admin Assistants responsible for ensuring that the administration processes for Child Protection, Looked After Children and Adult Support and Protection are carried out to the highest standard and that timescales are adhered to as set within Dumfries and Galloway procedures.

This post will involve organising and minuting Child Protection, Adult Support and Protection and Looked After Children conferences and review meetings, ensuring that an accurate record is taken of the meetings and the outcomes are distributed when appropriate to all relevant agencies. Occasionally this may involve travel to other locations within Dumfries and Galloway and working outwith your normal working hours.

Essential for this post are the following:-
• An SVQ/NVQ Level in 3 Business Administration or equivalent
• Current Driving Licence
• A high level of computer and database skills
• Excellent minute taking skills
• Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
• The ability to work to tight timescales and under pressure

This is a temporary post for a period of up to 1 year. This post may be suitable for secondment. Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post.

For further information please contact: Shona Dobie, Area Admin Assistant on 01387 273702.

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About Dumfries and Galloway Council

Dumfries and Galloway is the third largest region in Scotland. It covers 2,380 square miles and has an estimated population of 148,060 - that's around 60 people a square mile compared with the Scottish average of 168.

Our Council has a clear vision:

"to make Dumfries and Galloway the best place in Scotland to live, learn, work, visit and grow."

It also has a set of values that underpin all its work. These are:
• Customer First
• Continuous improvement
• Equality and diversity
• Local decision making and service delivery
• Openness and communication
• Team work and partnership
• Trust and honesty
They work to achieve that by delivering the actions in the Community Plan for Dumfries and Galloway the Corporate Plan for the Council and the Single Outcome Agreement with the Scottish Government.

The Council delivers its services through five departments with a staff of just under 8000 people. Also included within the Council are the Police and Fire and Rescue Service.

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