Casual Welcomer Administrator

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Spurgeons is one of the UK's leading children's charities, firmly supported by Christian beliefs and values, helping to support disadvantaged children and their families through delivering projects to support children, young people, their families and communities to find long-lasting solutions to the challenges they face.

We are passionate about the work we do and need equally committed members on our team to help us achieve those goals.

Closing Date: 29 September 2019
Vacancy Number: 1940
Location: Trowbridge, BA14 9JQ
Salary: £9.55 per hour
Hours per week: Zero
Position: 1
Job Description Click here to download

Our children’s centres are places where all families with young children are able to find the advice and support that they need to be healthy and happy. They are busy and lively, and our energetic staff reflects the diversity of our communities. While you will not be working directly with families, your administrative support skills will have a real impact both on your colleagues and our clients.

We are looking for a Welcomer/ Administrator to be the first point of contact for families and visitors telephoning or coming to the centres in West Wiltshire. A confident and welcoming manner is essential, as is the ability to multi-task. Your working day will be varied and could include; using your Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel and Outlook) to produce different documents, registering families and their attendance on to the children’s centre database, and keeping an eye on the tidiness of the information displays around the centre. You will have a good eye for detail, and be happy working to standard procedures around data entry and collation, which will assist senior members of staff to produce statistical reports for our commissioners.

Spurgeons will help you every step of the way in your role, making sure that you feel supported and providing you with training and experience to further your administration career. If you can provide the passion, flexibility and willingness to learn that we need as a charity, we can offer you an administrative experience like no other.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people we serve. This post is subject to necessary safeguarding checks including an appropriate level DBS Disclosure.

Spurgeons is a Living Wage Employer.

Please send your completed application form to if you wish to be considered for this vacancy.

Please note if you do not hear from us within two weeks after the closing date we are afraid that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Department: West Wiltshire Children's Centres
Application form: Word doc


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