Peripatetic Administrator

Across Calderdale & Kirklees – POSITION NOW CLOSED

Location:Across Calderdale & Kirklees
Hours:37.5 hours per week
Salary:£17,550 – 19,500
Responsible to:Basement House Recovery Centre Team Leader
Main Role:• To provide effective administrative support to the The Basement Recovery Project. The post holder will offer organisational, administrative and clerical services to the teams designed to contribute towards its aims and objectives.
• You will be required to work flexibly across operational sites as required and work flexibly within an agreed number of hours to maintain the most appropriate level of service provision. This may include early morning, evening and weekend working.
• You will be expected to take responsibility for personal development, identifying personal training needs and participate in regular supervision and appraisal.
• To provide a link between the Recovery Centre Coordinators (RCC), Professionals working within the team, and other agencies
• To support the publicity and marketing of the services of the Projects both internally and externally
General:a) To fully participate in the project’s performance review and personal development planning process on an annual basis.

b) Undertake training as necessary in line with the development of the post and as agreed with line manager as part of the personal development planning process.

c) To achieve and demonstrate agreed standards of personal and professional development within agreed timescales.

d) To contribute positively to the effectiveness and efficiency of the teams in which he/she works.

e) To undertake any other duties at the request of the line manager which are commensurate with the role, including project work, internal job rotation and absence cover.

f) To contribute to a healthy and safe working environment by adhering to health and safety regulations and The Project’s policies.

g) The Basement Recovery Project is committed to valuing and promoting diversity in employment, service delivery practices and its’ general environment. An expectation of all posts is that each individual will take responsibility for promoting open, inclusive and accessible service provision, staff development and a culture As first point of contact within the service, to ensure that telephone calls and visits from service users, outside agencies and staff are dealt with promptly and courteously, transferring calls to appropriate personnel when necessary.

Essential Criteria:• Experience and skills in Minute Taking
• Knowledge of general office procedures.
• IT literacy including proficiency in word processing, excel spread sheets and data entry.
• Good interpersonal skills and a willingness to work flexibly as part of a team.
• The ability to respond to appropriate requests for assistance, maintaining confidentiality whenever necessary.
• Solid numeric skills.
• Good organisational skills
• Confident and effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
• A professional, empathetic and non-judgmental attitude towards service users.
• The ability to respond flexibly to the demands of the post.
• The ability to work as a member of a team.
• Own vehicle and full driving license
And the ability to:• Show a capacity to work alone and the ability to keep calm under pressure.
• Understand and have a commitment to the principles of equal opportunity and diversity.
• Show commitment to facilitating positive outcomes for service users
Desirable Criteria• Qualification in IT/office administration
Specific DANOS standards:AA6 Promote choice, well being and the protection of all individuals
AA1 Recognise indications of substance misuse and refer individuals to specialists
AA2 Relate to, and interact with individuals
AA3 Support individuals to access and use services and facilities
AA4 Promote the equality, diversity, rights and responsibilities of individuals
AA5 Interact with individuals using telecommunications
AB1 Support individuals who are distressed
AB3 Contribute to the prevention and management of abusive and aggressive behaviour
AC1 Reflect on and develop your practice
AC2 Make use of supervision
BB1 Promote your organisation and its services to stakeholders
BD4 Promote, monitor and maintain health, safety and security in the working environment
BD3 Support the health and safety of yourself and individuals
BE2 Receive, analyse, process, use and store information
BE4 Supplying information for management control
BG5 Making and recording payments
BI5 Promote effective communication for and about individuals
BI1 Develop productive working relationships
Notes:This post is subject to a Criminal Records Bureau check at an enhanced level.
Amendments: This description accurately reflects the present position; it may be amended and reviewed. Any change will be made following a proper period of consultation.

22/11/2013

Closing Date

POSITION NOW CLOSED