Records Assistant

Posted 3 days ago by Surrey County Council

Surrey County Council is committed to the development of its workforce and as such this role is only available to applicants who already work for Surrey County Council. We thank you for your interest in Surrey County Council and would encourage you to review our current vacancies which are available to all.

£21,169 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road, Woking, GU22 7QQ. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

About the role

The Records Assistant will operate across the Children's, Families, Life Long Learning and Communications Directorate.

The Records Assistant performs a range of office duties to ensure that archive requests are dealt with efficiently and securely and the Directorate receives an effective and timely archive service. The Records Assistant role is required to undertake manual handling and physically demanding work in order to carry out duties associated with the delivery and collection of files and boxes.

The post holder will work in a small team to undertake a variety of administrative tasks to the smooth running of the Records Management service.

The post holder will work collaboratively with team members to provide a high quality and efficient records management service across Children's Service.

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • Experience of working in a busy office environment providing support to staff and the public
  • Competency in a range of IT tools including databases, Word, Excel, Explorer, File Manager, PowerPoint, E-mail systems Lotus Notes & Calendar (or equivalent) with experience of processing data via a computerised system
  • An ability to work under pressure to meet timescales
  • Minimum academic qualifications of 3 GCSE passes at Grade C or above or equivalent
  • Experience of building relationships with colleagues and partners
  • IT skills with experience of processing data via a computerised system

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification. We look forward to receiving your application.

Reference: 39109529

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