Our client located in Preston is seeking an experienced Administrator to work Monday - Friday for 37 hours each week.
The jobholder will provide administrative support within the National Probation Service (NPS), ensuring that staff and service users are supported through efficient processes, maintaining administration systems within specified timescales in order to promote the achievement of team and Divisional objectives.
In line with NPS policies and procedures, the job holder must at all times demonstrate a commitment to equality and inclusion and an understanding of their relevance to the work they do.
This role may involve some out of hours work.
The post holder must adhere to all policies in respect of the sensitive/confidential nature of the information handled whilst working in this position.
The job holder will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties:
Responsible for setting up and maintaining accurate offender and victim information on relevant approved databases.
Ensure the effective administration of referrals to and relationships between offender management, victims, interventions, service providers and external agencies and partnerships to enhance positive outcomes, manage risk, and reduce reoffending.
Prepare, maintain and collate case and other records, files and management information, in accordance with the standards required.
Receive and distribute information and communications in an appropriate manner, e.g. telephone, paper, e-mail.
Provide cover for an effective and efficient reception and telephone enquiry service
Act as single point of contact within unit for specialist area of work as required
Deal fairly, effectively and firmly with a range of Service users, some of whom may be in crisis, distress or who may display inappropriate or aggressive behaviour, and to seek appropriate support in accordance with the circumstances and office procedures.
Make practical arrangements such as appointments, directions, etc., for the implementation of the Sentence Plan.
Carry out enforcement administration as required.
Where necessary, issue petty cash /vouchers/warrants for travel costs etc, maintaining appropriate records in line with local office financial procedures.
Organise the availability of appropriate equipment, materials, and facilities for activities relating to the management of cases.
Report faulty equipment and / or materials to Manager and arrange for replacement/ repair as agreed.