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National Transfer Scheme Business Support Officer

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

Role Responsibility

Here at the Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children’s Service  for KCC Integrated Children’s Services, we receive and respond to all requests for support at an intensive level or above, ensuring that these are passed on to the most appropriate service for ongoing support and intervention.

We are currently looking for a full time, permanent Administration Officer to join our busy and fast-paced team.

Ensuring unaccompanied asylum-seeking children transfer from the care of Kent County Council to the care of other local authorities under the National Transfer Scheme (NTS) in a safe and timely way is a critical function of the Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children’s Service (UAS). You will assist the Service’s NTS Co-Ordinator ensure the smooth running of the NTS in Kent, taking a proactive role in its day-to-day functioning. We are looking for someone who possesses excellent IT and problem-solving skills and is confident in dealing with professionals and members of the public on the telephone.  You will be required to deal with highly sensitive and confidential information. This is a challenging, varied and exciting role that requires multi-tasking and a good eye for detail whilst working under pressure in a fast-paced office environment.

We reserve the right to close the advert early due to the high volume of applications.

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

This post is considered by KCC 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.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact:

Charlotte Tanner ,  National Transfer Scheme Manager , 03000419650/ 


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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, faiths and those with caring responsibilities, 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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