Job Details:
Salary Range: £28,934 - £32,026 per annum
Work Location: Glen House, Swanwick
Hours per week: 37
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 2 April 2023
Interview Date: 11 April 2023

The Role:
Do you want to play a part in providing improved outcomes for children who need secure and loving homes to flourish and be part of a forever family?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a confident and competent Senior Administrative Officer to provide a comprehensive administrative support service for Adopt South. We are looking for a highly organised, motivated, enthusiastic and pro-active individual to join our team and provide personal assistant support within our fast paced and challenging environment. As a motivated individual and a confident team player, you must be able to work under pressure, using your own initiative when required and have excellent IT and communication skills, and dedication to improve outcomes for children and young people across our region.

About Adopt South

Adopt South is a regional adoption agency that launched in April 2019. The agency is a partnership between Hampshire County Council, Isle of Wight Council, Portsmouth City Council and Southampton City Council.

For more information about Adopt South please click here.

Working with Adopt South’s adoption service we support all aspects of families impacted by adoption. Your administrative skills and talent for organisation will be highly valued here in the Adopt South team. We can offer you a genuinely varied and responsible position and the chance to play a supporting role in helping the region’s most vulnerable children. It is essential you have PA experience and experience in prioritising enquiries and problems for action or referral to more senior management.

Additional Information:
Senior Administration Officer - Job Description and Person Specification

Vetting Requirements:
This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check. As such, and as per safer recruitment requirements, please note we will take up references prior to interview.

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:
Jenni Chalk, Service Manager,, 07718 974718

Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

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