Job Title: Home-Start West Dorset Administrator

Location: Office based at Dorchester Youth and Community Centre, Kings Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1NJ

Hours of work: 22.5 hours/week (Tuesday - Friday). Morning cover required, start and finish times flexible

Salary: £18,795 - £19,191 pro rata (£11,395 to £11,629)

Purpose of the job
 To provide administrative support to the employees of the scheme, and Board of Trustees as appropriate and agreed.
 To ensure the efficient administration of the Home-Start office.

Main Responsibilities
 General office duties including word-processing, data entry, photocopying, creation and maintenance of files and filing systems and mailing.
 Providing administrative support to assist in the recruitment and support of volunteers.
 Good communication with all scheme stakeholders including volunteers, families and referrers, ensuring good practice in equality, diversity and fairness.
 Taking messages on behalf of other staff, dealing with routine enquiries and giving appropriate responses, when required.
 Inputting data to the Home-Start monitoring and evaluation online system, as directed by the Manager.
 Assisting the organisers to maintain efficient, accurate and confidential records, including computerised statistics collection and collation.
 Working with all other members of the team to ensure good safeguarding practice in all aspects of the scheme’s work.
 Keeping the office diary.
 Typing and circulating reports, newsletters, minutes of meetings and publicity material.
 Taking responsibility for petty cash and assisting with volunteer expense claims.
 Assisting with the maintenance of the HSWD website.
 Assisting with hospitality for visitors to the office.
 Assisting and supporting volunteers working in the office.
 Maintaining supplies of stationery and office sundries in line with the agreed budget.
 Assisting with public meetings and events as required.
 Maintaining an efficient and tidy office environment
 Complying with all Home-Start policies and procedures

The Home-Start Administrator is expected to work within the ethos of Home-Start and have high standards of practice. The need to respect confidentiality is paramount, as is a mature and flexible approach to the work.

The post holder may be required to undertake any other duties that fall within the nature of the role and responsibilities of the post as detailed above including occasionally working additional hours.

Home-Start is committed to safer recruitment practice as an important part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults

Closing Date: Monday 4th November 2019 (5pm)

Interview Date: Thursday 14th November 2019


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