Senior Administrative Officer - Facilities & Business Support

Gloucestershire – Peripatetic
 
Job Category
Administration | Administrator
Location
Gloucestershire – Peripatetic
Salary
£23,043 - £26,144
Closing date
03/07/2022
Ref
24422
Contract type
Permanent
Total hours per week
30
Description

About Shaw Trust  

“Shaw Trust promotes team spirit, inclusiveness and it is an organisation where everybody is somebody. I am proud to be part of this great organisation.”

At Shaw Trust we believe everyone has the right to live a decent and dignified life and an opportunity for rewarding work. We are a social purpose organisation challenging inequality and breaking down barriers to enable social mobility.

For us being part of the solution is about creating the conditions for this to happen, advocating and delivering services that make a real difference. Working in partnership not competition, we are part of an eco-system of purpose-led organisations, striving for a fairer, more equal society centred on opportunity for all.

Senior Administrative Officer - Facilities & Business Support
£23,043 - £26,144 Dependant on Experience

To support the Facilities & Business Support Lead in ensuring buildings meet health and safety requirements and the environment is suitable for employees, visitors and activities delivered by the Youth Support Term.  This is a varied role providing high quality and efficient administrative support for key functions of the Youth Support Team, including finance and practice and development and supporting the management of the Admin Team.

Essential:

You will have:

  • NVQ 3 in Business Administration or an appropriate equivalent qualification 
  • Educated to GCSE level in Mathematics and English at C or above or equivalent 
  • Demonstrable evidence of Continuing Professional Development 
  • Experience of providing administrative support and identifying priorities to meet the demands of a busy office 
  • Experience with improving systems and processes 
  • Experience of managing staff and performance management procedures 

Download the Job Description for full details.

Location:

Gloucestershire

Employee Benefits

As well as helping to make a positive difference to the lives of young people, as an employee of Shaw Trust you will have access to the following benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave per year (plus bank holidays), with incremental increases post 3 years’ service up to 28 days, and the option to purchase additional holiday
  • 2 days paid volunteering leave each year
  • An enhanced pension scheme after 6 months
  • Life Assurance at 3 times your annual salary rate
  • Access to a suite of learning and development opportunities including paid for apprenticeship and masters’ levels qualifications, and management development programmes
  • Opportunities to connect with our employee diversity networks (LGBTQ+ Support Network, Racial Equality Network, Disability Equality Network, Women’s Network)
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives including internal support, employee assistance programme and health cash plan

Our Strategy

To find out more about Shaw Trusts aims in our 2030 Strategic Directive available here: https://www.shawtrust.org.uk/content/uploads/2020/09/Vision-2030-Strategic-Directive-5-9.pdf 

Join a diverse and inclusive organisation

Shaw Trust is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment, where every employee, regardless of their background or lived experience, feels that they belong and can progress in their career.

In our most recent colleague survey “86% of our colleagues say we demonstrate a true commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion”.

In addition;

  • We are proud to be certified as an employer who meets the National Equality Standard, the accepted standard for inclusiveness in business across the UK.
  • We are Disability Confident Leaders, support the guaranteed interview scheme and use of the government’s Access to Work scheme. 
  • Living our values, we are keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within our organisation.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community including from people with lived experience and/or knowledge of disability or social exclusion.

If you have accessibility requirements and/or would like further information about the role, please contact: Resourcing@shaw-trust.org.uk  

Shaw Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.