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Admin Officer (AO) - Band E

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    Admin & Secretarial

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    Up to £11.88 per hour + paid holidays and pension

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    Melanie Lewis

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

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Job Description

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) supports the Public Guardian in carrying out the legal functions of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. The Act protects people in England and Wales who may not have the mental capacity to make certain decisions for themselves, such as about their health and financial affairs. Within the wider strategic aims of safeguarding, improving and widening the uptake of our services OPG also maintaining a register of Powers of attorney, supervises deputies and investigates and acting where there are concerns about an attorney or deputy.

* Temporary Role initially until the end of September 2024 with weekly pay *

37 hours per week Monday to Friday £11.88 per hour

Brook Street are recruiting for 4 Administrators to join the Searches team within our public sector client Office of Public Guardian

The roles are temporary, initially until the end of September 2024 with the possibility of being extended beyond, full time 37 hours per week Monday to Friday, 3 days in the office, 2 from home.

The successful candidates will be based in Nottingham.

Responsibilities may include any of the following, but not limited to:

* Handling, processing & posting documents in line with organisational guidelines

* Monitoring and obtaining work from a shared email in-box

* Checking each email and form whilst searching the internal computer system.

* Collating information from the cases and documents held on the system to produce a result for the customer
* Sending the results as a Microsoft Word document attached to an email response for the customer
* Carrying out various administrative activities, data input, filing, spreadsheet maintenance

* Managing own workload in a timely manner
* Targets to be met as well as quality to provide the best service for the customers.

The following essential skills are required
* Excellent skills in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook & Teams
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
* Accurate data entry skills and a keen eye for detail as this role can be repetitive

The following skills are desirable
* Experience of working with Adobe Pro
* Experience of working in an operational delivery area or administration
* Experience of working in a compliance environment

We want to hear from dynamic, passionate candidates who will enjoy working as part of team within our clients searches department.

Full training will be given in this role, which will include being assigned a buddy to help provide support.

The pay rate is £11.88 per hour and benefits include holiday pay and pension scheme

You will need to provide full referencing details for the last 3 years employment/education and pass a Standard DBS.

Please apply online with your CV in word format. Due to levels of expected applications we may not be able to respond to all applicants

Brook Street is proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant and as such, we guarantee to interview all candidates who are veterans or spouses/partners of military personnel, and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy.

As a Disability Confident Leader, and holder of the Gold Award status from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, Brook Street, as a supplier to the Public Sector Resourcing Framework (PSR), will offer you a guaranteed interview with a PSR Sourcer.

Should you identify as a candidate with a disability and/or as a veteran or spouse/partner of military personnel and meet all the essential criteria for the role, we encourage you to reach out to us via the Brook Street website. Here you will find a link to register your interest and state the role that you are interested in. We are committed to engaging with you.

In cases where we have a high volume of applicants, who meet all of the essential criteria, Brook Street will interview the best candidates from within that group

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