Administration Officer Job at Wigan Council in Wigan

Job Description

Wigan Life Centre South

College Avenue



You will be required to work flexibly

Salary: Grade 5, £12,296 – £13,848 per annum. £10.62 – £11.96 per hour

22 hours 12 minutes per week, working full year

Salary: Grade 5, £17,650 – £19,878 per annum. £10.62 – £11.96 per hour

37 hours per week, term time plus 2 weeks working 40 weeks per year

Both posts are temporary until August 2021

About you:
Working within a busy team you will be the first point of contact for families and partner agencies contacting the service. You will provide advice and guidance in relation to elective home education, children missing education, Education Penalty Notices and child employment and entertainment licenses.

You will support the Attendance Officers by transcribing PACE interviews, processing education penalty notices, issuing licenses and assisting with the compilation of court files.

You will oversee and support the operational finance management of the Attendance Service and work with managers to coordinate and develop appropriate systems to evaluate service delivery through the production of analytical reports and audit processes.

About you:
You will be a team player who is highly motivated and organised with the ability to multi-task. You will be a great communicator who is passionate about building positive relationships with colleagues, families, partners and education providers. You will be an effective problem solver who will come up with positive and robust solutions.

About us:
Wigan Council has been voted ‘Council of the Year’ at the 2019 LGC Awards and has recently published The Deal 2030, our ambitious plan for our borough. We are signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment ensuring that your service will be continuous or ‘unbroken’ between the supporting organisations.

The Attendance Service is a small but busy team with the drive and commitment to ensure that all children are receiving suitable full time education. We will support you and provide you with ongoing training. We are dedicated to working collaboratively with education providers to power the growth of a developing traded service to schools, alongside fulfilling our statutory responsibilities. We will give you a stimulating and supportive environment to work in and will provide you with the learning opportunities to help your development.

As an employer we like to thank our employees for their hard work and commitment by giving them the opportunity to access a range of exclusive rewards and benefits.

For further information, please contact Wendi Hyland-Smith on 01942 487139.

Interview date: Monday 2 November 2020

Interviews will take place remotely

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Company: Wigan Council

Company Location:  Wigan

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

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