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Service Administrator - Norwich

Norwich, Norfolk (On-site)
£24,102 per annum
Full-time
Permanent
Job description

Salary: £24,102 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Full time: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Norwich

Closing date: Sunday 16th June 2024 at 11.30 pm

We’re looking for an enthusiastic individual with office administration and customer service experience to join us as an Administrator and provide the support we need to help us deliver an effective local service. This is an exciting opportunity and you will play a key part in standing up to the housing emergency.

About Shelter

Home is a human right. It’s our foundation and where we thrive. Yet every day millions of people are being devastated by the housing emergency.

We exist to defend the right to a safe home. Because home is everything,

We need ambitious, passionate people to join us. This is your chance to play a part in the fundamental change we are striving to achieve.

Our enemy is the social injustice at the core of the escalating housing emergency. To win this fight, we must be representative of the people we are here to help and those who support our movement In all our people decisions, we take pride in being inclusive, equitable and transparent. We are committed to combating racism both within and outside Shelter. We welcome you on our journey to becoming truly anti-racist.

About the team 

In Norfolk we have provided housing advice for over 25 years, with offices in Norwich and Kings Lynn as well as Court Desks in Norwich, Kings Lynn and Great Yarmouth County Courts. We work within communities to understand and respond to the housing issues they have and work in partnership to deliver our priorities: supporting people with additional needs, combatting discrimination and disrepair in the private rented sector and fair access to and delivery of social housing throughout Norfolk.

About the role

You will be the first point of contact for in-person and telephone callers to the service which involves taking client details, providing information and working with advisers to direct enquiries to the right people. You will provide administrative support functions and have responsibility for designing and developing office systems and processes, data input, extraction and analysis and finance administration.  Helping the front line team with case administration, assisting the Hub management with ad-hoc projects and making sure that our office equipment is properly maintained – these are all aspects of this interesting, varied and vital role.

We are happy to talk about flexible working, personal growth, and to promote a workplace where you can be yourself and achieve success based only on your merit.

About you

With proven office administration and customer service experience, you’ll be a confident user of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. Someone with a passion for social justice, who thrives in a fast paced and busy office environment, you have a flexible and tenacious approach and enjoy learning new skills. You will be able to input, extract and analyse data and be able to review processes, introducing new ways of working where needed.

In return we can offer a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, including 30 days of annual leave, enhanced family friendly policies, pension and interest free travel loans. Our employees also have access to a tenancy deposit loan, payroll giving, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.

Home is everything. We exist to defend the right to a safe home. Join us in ending the devastating impact the housing emergency has on people and our communities.

Safeguarding is everyone's business. Shelter is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies.

Shelter does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

How to apply

Please click ‘Apply for Job’ below. You are required to submit a CV and a supporting statement with responses to points 1 - 4 in the ‘About you’ section of the job description, of no more than 350 words per point

Please provide specific examples following the STAR format and ensure you demonstrate how you address the behaviour below throughout your responses.

  • We prioritise diversity and have an inclusive and open mindset.

CVs without supporting statements will not be considered. 

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Shelter View profile Company size Size: More than 1000
Posted on: 23 May 2024
Closing date: 16 June 2024 at 23:30
Tags: Admin, Vocational/Services, Operations

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