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Children's Centre Administrator

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Job title: Children Centre Administrator

Salary: £25,119 - £28,770

Location: Tuebrook, West Derby and Yew Tree Children's Centres 

A bit about us: 

Liverpool is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making our city a better place. We've got ambitious targets to meet by 2025 and we need people who are driven, dynamic and ready to deliver the very best for our communities.  Public service is more important than ever, and this role represents a real opportunity to make a difference to our communities by transforming the way we work and placing our residents at the heart of everything we do.   

Working at Liverpool City Council provides an opportunity to contribute to your community and make a positive impact on the lives of residents. Our values shape how we work to deliver public services, and how we communicate with the residents we serve. We care about the best outcomes for local people, through our public services.  

We are proud of our world-famous thriving city with its rich culture, affordable housing, stunning waterfront and our beautiful green spaces – there’s really something for everyone!  

The Role:  

Our Children Centre & Family Hub is a bustling & exciting place to work. We provide services and support to children aged 0-5 years and their families. Every day is different but high standards and the quality of services provided by our team is consistent. 

The role of Administrator is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys diversity within their working day. 

  • Training & mentoring in our SAP Finance Management system will be provided. You will oversee budget monitoring, raise invoices & use SAP to maintaining accurate electronic records and provide information and data for finance meetings and audit reports.
  • You will become skilled in using E start data systems to capture all new registered families, recording their attendance at activities and support the Children Centre Manager by extracting various data reports to monitor performance targets.
  • Your proficient IT skills in Excel, Outlook, Publisher, Microsoft Teams will be put to good use everyday and your knowledge of using Social Media platforms will assist in the promotion of our services and sharing of important information.
  • You will become confident in talking with Parents, identifying their needs, and signposting them to the correct service, in addition you will be taking telephone calls, relaying messages, and responding to email & face to face enquiries.
  • Responsibilities include supporting the whole team with a wide range of administration tasks
  • The role is 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday between the hours 8.00-6.00pm. You will be required to work across our three sites - Tuebrook, West Derby & Yew Tree

 

Our offer to you:

  • At least 31 days holiday rising to 35 after 5 years service.- option to purchase further days
  • Agile working - A “Flexibility First” approach to Agile working where flexibility is the norm rather than the exception.
  • Part of the Local Government Pension scheme – option to join the AVC scheme
  • Progression - opportunities and training through a wide range of high quality learning
  • Health and Wellbeing - offer including Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to Work and Travel Pass Schemes 
  • Drive Time – a salary sacrifice car lease scheme
  • Family friendly policies with enhanced leave  
  • Discounted Gym Memberships 
  • Employee Volunteering Scheme 
  • Medicash 

 

 

 

Next steps:

Closing Date for this role is: 19th July 2024

If you would like to talk to a member of the team about the role or have an informal discussion, please contact Natalie Brannigan on 0151  233 3830 or email natalie.brannigan@liverpool.gov.uk. 

Liverpool City Council is committed to fostering a workforce representative of the communities we serve. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe in appointing candidates based on their skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities. To support this commitment, we guarantee an interview to candidates from under-represented groups who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role.  

If you require any reasonable adjustments in line with the Equality Act 2010, such as an application form in a different format or additional time to complete your application, please contact us at recruitment@liverpool.gov.uk 

Although we advertise on Jobs go public, and other websites, your application process will be directed to our Tribepad system. Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered on Tribepad, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Please check your emails regularly, including Spam/Junk, after the closing dates for notifications.  Please ensure you complete your full profile, work and education history in Tribepad. 

We reserve the right to close vacancies earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications. If interested, please complete an application as early as possible.

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