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Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Board Business Administrator

Job Introduction

The Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) is a vital statutory service, hosted by Staffordshire County Council. Its purpose is to facilitate cooperation among local organisations, ensuring the welfare of children and young people in Staffordshire.

The safeguarding partners:

  • promote child safety and wellbeing and together foster a culture of collaboration, integrity, and compassion.
  • develop safeguarding practices;
  • ensures effective arrangements for child protection;
  • learns from local and national incidents and in doing so strives for positive outcomes for children and families to keep them safe, promote their development, and protect them from harm.

Main Responsibility

You will:

  • provide administrative assistance and support to the Board including maintaining diaries, arranging meetings, making appointments and dealing with telephone enquiries.
  • organise conferences, events, seminars and exhibitions.
  • process day to day financial transactions within the office.
  • maintain IT based and manual records.

This is a challenging yet rewarding role working across a varied multi-agency landscape with responsibility for supporting relationships between the Board, partner agencies and other organisations within a complex and fast paced multi-agency environment.

The Ideal Candidate

You will:

  • have experience of office procedures, systems and equipment
  • have the ability to communicate effectively in order to convey information clearly.
  • have ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritising responsibilities and meet deadlines.
  • uphold ethical standards by treating confidential information with utmost respect, avoiding unauthorised access or disclosure.
  • ability to analyse problems, identify solutions and implement effective strategies are key to the role as are building positive relationships to maintain professional connections and collaborate across the partnership

 For further information about the role and the work of the SSCB please contact Lynne Milligan or 01785 277151. 

About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too. 

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to Our rewards and benefits - Careers at Staffordshire

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Gold Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 


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