Administration Support Officer

Administration Support Officer

Job Description

Braintree District Council has an exciting opportunity for an Administration Support Officer to join the team.

Location: Braintree, Essex

Salary: £22,555 to £24,100 per annum

Job Type: Full time/12 month fixed term contract

Administration Support Officer – The Role:

An exciting opportunity exists within our Housing Options Team at Braintree District Council, to work closely with, and support our busy Housing Team to deliver this key front-line service. This is a fixed term contract for 12 months and a full-time position working 37 hours per week.

Administration Support Administrator – Key Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for monitoring and recording the payment and coding of all invoices and checking against purchase orders. You will also be responsible for compiling team rotas and supporting the work of the Joint Referral Panel. You will support the Housing Options and Assessment Team with recording and saving information provided by customers, either by post or electronic means, including updating applications and requesting, verifying, and attaching documents to housing register applications. As part of your role, you will also need to answer general telephone calls and take minutes at meetings.

Administration Support Administrator – You:

You will be highly organised and pro-active in your approach, able to manage, balance and meet challenging deadlines in an ever-changing environment. You will also have the ability to work as part of a team in a busy environment.

You will have excellent IT skills, including good working knowledge of creating and updating Excel spreadsheets and using Word documents.

Administration Support Administrator – Benefits:

– Competitive pay and benefits

– Local government pension scheme

– Learning and development for all staff

– Staff discounts at local businesses

– Staff recognition schemes

– Extensive health and wellbeing programme including discounted gym membership

Why choose Braintree District Council?

Braintree is an ambitious and dynamic Council and is becoming one of the fastest growing Districts in the East of England with three growing towns, London just 45 minutes away and the district located directly between the international transport centres of Stansted Airport and Harwich and Felixstowe International Ports. We have a deserved track record for delivering and a strong reputation within the business community.

Braintree District Council is a great place to work. We pride ourselves on our creative, innovative and forward thinking approach which is led by our staff. We are committed to having an engaged workforce who understand our strategy and how they can help deliver it. Some of the benefits of working for Braintree District Council are:

Closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 21st January 2024

To submit your application for this exciting Administration Support Officer opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ now!


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