Service Admin Assistant
Contract type: Fixed-term contract until 21/02/2019
Hours per week: 35, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Salary: £14,943 per annum
We've got an opportunity...
We have a fantastic opportunity for an administrator with excellent interpersonal skills to join our Independent Living and Crisis Response Team as a Service Admin Assistant.
You will assist the Support Officer in providing administrative and operational support functions to the Independent Living and Crisis Response team in accordance with both the needs of the area and corporate requirements.
You will be an efficient administrator who is confident to respond to incoming enquiries from healthcare professionals and members of the public over phone and by email. This is a role which requires a motivated, committed and enthusiastic person with excellent communication skills and an ability to deal with people in a sensitive yet professional manner. You will be able to use IT systems and databases in your role and produce well written letters and emails.
Say hello to the team...
The Independent Living (IL) & Crisis Response (CR) service (IL/CR) supports people in the space between hospital and home and responds to the needs of people in crisis following an emergency; maintaining an extensive network of external relationships across health, social care, and emergency services.
You will be a positive, passionate and outgoing administrator with an approach to customer service and previous general administrative experience such as dealing with incoming and outgoing mail, answering the telephone, scanning and filing, meeting and greeting customer.
Confident in using telephone systems, Microsoft packages & Outlook, you can create, amend and manipulate Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint applications and documents, while maintaining the ability to work accurately.
Closing date for application is 23.59 on the 29th of August 2019. Please note that applications will be reviewed throughout the advertising period and that interviews might be held before the closing date.
Should you have any questions on this role please email us at or call us on 0300 004 0554 quoting reference REQ0000026NR.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
- 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
- Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
- Up to 6% contributory pension
- Flexible working policy
A little bit more about us...
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination.
Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
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