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Administration Officer

Role Responsibility

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated and committed full time Administration Officer to join the South Kent Coast & Thanet Disabled Young People’s Team.  This post will be based at Thistley Hill in Dover.  The successful candidate will provide comprehensive support to a Social Work team and Team Manager.  The team supports disabled young people aged from 16 to 25.  

You will need to be highly organised and able to manage competing claims on time. You will have good office skills, a good knowledge of computer systems and the ability to take high quality minutes during meetings are essential.  A key part of the role will be using in-house finance systems, therefore confidence and experience with finance work and databases is required. Support from team members and formal supervision will be provided.

This post is considered by Kent County Council to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Contact Details

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact:

Katy Waghorn on 03000 419574


Claire Holness on 03000 417868

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.


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