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3 x Senior Administrator/Service Support Officer

Closing date: 31/01/2022

Reference: REQ103476

37 hours / Permanent

20,092 - 21,322 *

Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

As part of the continued development of the Corporate Service Support structure an opportunity has arisen for a minimum of 3 Senior Service Support Officer to be recruited in to the structure.

The ideal candidate would have experience of working within an administrative setting, with a strong background in minute taking.

The role although based within the Corporate Service Support Team will primarily be providing support to the Through Age Safeguarding Service, with one of the primary responsibility focusing in confidential minute taking to support functions such, Adult Protection, Child Protection, Fostering Panel, HR Disciplinary Meetings, and other complex mutili agency meetings. Experience of working within a Social Service setting would be beneficial to the successful candidate, however is not mandatory. 

Due to the way the new service has been set up it this would a great opportunity to gain experience in a wide range of services throughout the Council, so if you like a varied and fast moving working day then this could be the opportunity for you.

Our offer to you

In exchange for your skills and commitment, we will offer you a range of employee benefits including  a flexible hours scheme, hybrid working, competitive annual leave allowance, comprehensive employee health and wellbeing support, and a generous pension contribution scheme.  More information about our wide-range of employee benefits can be found here.

In addition, we are committed to investing in our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of your role’s key areas of responsibility but in addition, we will support your development in order that you can progress your career with us. 

Welsh Language

Whilst we are seeking Individuals with a degree of fluency in the Welsh language. We welcome applications from non-Welsh speakers as successful applicants without the required Welsh language skills will be fully supported during working time to reach the desired standard following appointment.

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to amend the application closing date.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Democratic Services

We play a key role in ensuring the smooth and efficient management of the decision-making process of the Council, including support and advice to Councillors; PA, administrative and project management support to all service areas; facilitating elections; the communications team; translation and the Welsh Language policy officer.  Our key functions include: 

  • Corporate Service Support: PA and Administrative support; Business support including project management and minute taking.
  • Democratic Services: Councillors; Council, Cabinet, Overview and Scrutiny Committees and Regulatory Committees.
  • Electoral Services: General and local elections; Management of electoral register.
  • Communications Team: Manage communication activities corporately; support services in campaigns and projects; deal with the press and media; develop and issue press releases; manage social media pages.
  • Translation: Documents and simultaneous translation.
  • Welsh Language Standards: Operational; Policy making; Promotion; Monitoring; Service delivery.
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