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Senior Administrator

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Children’s Social Care
Work Location
Atkinson Secure Children's Home, Exeter  EX4 8NA
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Occupational group
Admin, Secretarial & Office Support
Salary details
Job term
Fixed Term
Appointment type
Part Time
30 hours per week
Closing Date
24 January 2019
Interview date
1 February 2019
For an informal discussion please contact
Julie Elias on 01392 457999
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An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Senior Administrator to join our team at the Atkinson Secure Children’s Home based in Exeter.

About Us
Atkinson is a Devon County Council Secure Children's Home which provides a safe and therapeutic environment for young people (aged 10-17 years) with emotional and behavioural difficulties. The children and young people we care for are often in crisis and require intensive support. The Home is graded by Ofsted as 'Good' and with your support we are aiming to become 'Outstanding'. For further information about the Home please visit: https://www.atkinsondevon.org/

About You
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, well organised and highly motivated individual to provide efficient, effective and professional administration. This is an important role within the Atkinson Home and we are seeking a professional with good IT skills who is methodical and able to liaise effectively with support staff, teachers, administrative staff, young people and external agencies.

If you have the following skills and qualities then we would love to hear from you:

• personable, positive and approachable
• self-motivated and able to use your initiative
• able to work effectively in a team
• have a flexible approach and able to multi-task
• organised, able to prioritise and work under pressure to meet deadlines

Ideally you will have worked in a similar role to enable you to hit the ground running.  We are looking for a start date of 1 April 2019.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role requires a DBS disclosure.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Personal data we collect from you will be processed in accordance with the Applicant privacy notice.

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