About the role
We are looking for an Administrator to provide an effective and efficient, professional & flexible administrative service to support clients.
The role forms part of an Administration Resource Pool, which supports West Sussex County Council departments with administration tasks across a variety of departments.
There will also be split responsibility to cover the reception desk.
About Capita and West Sussex County Council partnership
Capita Local Government delivers a wide range of specialist services to local authorities, schools, academies and other public sector organisations, including IT and digital transformation, customer management, revenues, benefits, finance, property development and regulatory services, education support and back office processing.
Our 10-year partnership with West Sussex County Council began in 2012 and is dedicated to lowering cost, delivering a better digital experience and generating more revenue for the County.
We have over 4,000 staff based in 60 UK & Ireland offices offering a vast range of professional and technical expertise across an unrivalled number of services.
The breadth and depth of our experience ensures that we are able to add value to any project, regardless of size, complexity or sector.
What you will do :
The specific accountabilities for this flexible role may alter from time to time in order to meet the needs of the business / client, but accountabilities will include (or to be equivalent in nature to) those listed below :
Take notes, requiring intense concentration over lengthy periods, analysing and interpreting sometimes complicated information which is also sensitive / disturbing / highly confidential, such as note taking at Child Protection conferences
Deliver timely and efficient financial administrative support to a team or across teams with an awareness of team requirements
Deliver a flexible administrative service to a diverse range of internal clients to a high standard. To include : creation of sometimes complicated documents in specialist ICT software, electronic filing systems, report writing, organisation of events / courses
Communicate with and develop good working relationships with a wide and diverse range of people, such as Senior Management, customers, key contacts and members of the public
Your experience will include :
Must to able to handle sensitive and potentially disturbing information with professionalism and maturity
Good understanding of data management, including collecting and processing
Good knowledge of a wide and varied range of ICT software
Experience of working within administrative office systems / practices and providing effective flexible administrative support to various areas
Demonstrable evidence of organising and handling data sets, of turning data into information and administrative output i.e. Word, Excel, etc.
Ability to take electronic notes during meetings
Good at organising day to day workload in order to follow / meet a given brief
Experience and confidence in dealing with people and the ability to establish credibility to all levels of the organisation
What’s in it for you?
At Capita, training and development aren’t optional extras : they’re how we do our job. We are able to offer NVQ’s in Business Administration to successful candidates who meet eligibility criteria.
child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle.
All of this, in a professional but fun environment.