Administrator (Residential Services )

Reference number: 42908

Title: Administrator (Residential Services )

Hours: 22.5 hours per week, part time

Location: Barnet, London

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 28 October 2018

Salary: £20,902 - £22,588 per annum, pro rata (Including London Allowance)

Interview date: Tuesday 6 November 2018

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

Sense have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and dedicated individual to join our team in Barnet, London as an Administrator. This is a part time position working 22.5 hours per week.

At Barnet Residential services we support 17 Adults over the age of eighteen who have a range of complex needs, including sensory loss and learning disabilities. As the Residential Service Administrator, you will provide administrative, secretarial and office support to the Registered and Deputy Managers and Senior Support Workers. You will help to ensure the smooth running of the service by dealing professionally with telephone, email and internal and external customer queries. 

About you 

In this role you will need to be highly organised with the ability to manage complex diaries and work schedules. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to liaise with internal colleagues, external professionals, the people we support and their representatives. You will be proficient in typing and note taking and have experience using the full Microsoft Office Suite.

The successful candidate will need to be flexible and work the hours that the service demands. You will demonstrate willingness to participate in training and development which may be at any of our national locations. You will need to communicate in a variety of different methods and be prepared to deal with challenging situations. You will also be expected to work on your own initiative and show patience and understanding.

About us

Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Cheryl Marr,

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Additional documentation: Download the additional documentation

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