Senior Practitioner in Administration (Maternity Cover, Part Time)

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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: 13 October 2019
Vacancy Number: 1949
Location: Bulford, SP4 9JY
Salary: £26,317 to £30,507 per annum, pro rata
Hours per week: 22.5
Position: 1
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Our children’s centres are places where all families with children 0-5 years are able to find the advice and parenting support they need. 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 Senior Practitioner in Administration to lead the team of adminstrators/welcomers as first contact for families and visitors telephoning or coming to the Children’s Centres in South Wiltshire.

The role is varied and at times demanding so 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, ensuring the environment is safe and welcoming. You will have a good eye for detail, able to work to high standards around data entry and collation. You will also be managing a team on delivering effective administration support to all South Wiltshire colleagues.

Spurgeons will help you every step of the way in your role, making sure that you feel supported and providing you with relevant training.

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: Children's Centres
Application form: Word doc


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