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Admin Officer

  • Location:

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Job Description

We are looking for an Admin Officer to work for our client, MOJ (Prisons) based in Wakefield. This is a temporary long term assignment; the hours of work will be 37 hours, Monday-Friday. The rate of pay will start at £7.98ph and will rise to £9.39ph after 12 weeks.

The job holder will provide administrative support for the pathways and assist in reducing re-offending by prisoners through the provision of opportunities from reception to release.

The candidate will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties:

" Undertake a share of the transnational activity associated with the Activity Hub. This includes processing most or all of the following categories of paperwork and inputting data ready for checking and onward transmission by the Hub Manager

- Pathways
- Student applications
- Resettlement pathway contracts
- Procurement of Goods for unit
- Regime Monitoring
- Activity Board
- Management Information Systems
- Industries/Manufacturing
- Education Provision
- Activity/Labour Allocation
- Library activities
- Prisoner Pay

" Promote the work of the Unit and provide opportunities for prisoners by helping to arrange and contributing towards:

- Job club
- Exit interviews
- Housing Clinics
- Induction Assessments

Undertake other administrative tasks including:
" Organise, produce and maintain accurate records for area of work
" Act as contact point for all communications to the team. Prioritise and distribute communications to the appropriate person or relevant department in establishment
" Complete monitoring returns for area of work
" Input requisitions on to the finance database and process requisitions for defined area of work
" Prepare paperwork for checking by manager, conducting initial checks as required
" Correspond with relevant stakeholders and agencies to ensure that they are aware of information so that information is adequately shared
" Maintain and check establishment databases, manual filing systems and logs of information, responding within agreed timescales and producing reports as required
" Collate information relating to relevant Service Delivery Indicators (SDI's)
" Act as secretary to meetings as required including organising agenda, taking and , distributing minutes and action points

The ideal candidate will be a well presented individual who can work independently as well as within a team. The client requires someone who can work within a fast paced environment with Good IT skills (Word/Outlook/Excel.) Training will be provided for this role.

You will need to pass an Enhanced DBS & must not hold any spent or unspent convictions


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