Senior Administrator SWTRO (Ref.3207)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • £20,444 - £22,571 per annum

Our aim is to support busy Social Workers and Professionals to achieve effective and efficient use of ICT and Administrative Processes that deliver best outcomes for children ... 

The Benefits of working for Devon County Council: 

  • Flexible Working Hours (Monday to Friday) 
  • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Development Opportunities 
  • Perks at Work and Discounts Scheme 
  • Good rates of Annual Leave (including 2 statutory days to be taken over the Christmas period), plus Bank Holidays 
  • Good rates of pay 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 


About Business Support to Children's Social Care: 

Our aim is to support busy Social Workers and Professionals to achieve effective and efficient use of ICT and Administrative Processes that deliver best outcomes for children; including keeping vulnerable children safe; promoting children’s health and wellbeing; delivering social care and a range of other local community services, working together with partner agencies and professionals.  


The Opportunities: 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a Full Time Social Work Resource Officer to support frontline Social Workers based across Mid Devon. Currently a fixed term post for 12 months (to cover the existing post holder's secondment).   

The roles are frontline Business Support which is integral to the delivery of statutory activities for frontline Children’s Social Care, one of our business critical, safeguarding services and a key priority for Devon County Council.  We are therefore seeking individuals with a flexible, “can do” attitude who can bring transferable skills.  

The successful candidate will have good communication skills and interpersonal skills.  They will be able to quickly respond to changing priorities whilst maintaining exceptional attention to detail and possess excellent administrative and organisational skills to undertake tasks across the full range of Business Support activities. The posts will sit within the wider Business Support function where they can draw on a wealth of support and experience from other Senior Administrators in similar roles. 

They will also be able to input data accurately, problem solve, use initiative, effectively utilise technology and IT systems and support others to do the same. They will have good keyboard skills, be able to prioritise their own workload, work to deadlines, deal with sensitive and confidential information and produce work of a high standard.  

If this is you … please apply today, we look forward to receiving your application. When completing the application, please read the job description and person specification and ensure you describe examples which evidence how you meet the essential requirements of the post in your supporting statement.  

Interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams . 


For an informal chat or for further information please contact Louisa Grimes or Trish Heap on 01392 383000 (name recognition service) 


  • We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 
  • DCC embraces the positive benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and safe. We welcome applications from people who share our commitment to stop discrimination, challenge inequality and promote diversity across Devon. More information can be found on ourEquality and Diversity webpages.  
  • The Council offers flexible working arrangements in terms of when and where people work e.g. hybrid working, part-time, condensed hours etc. 
  • 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
  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working
  • For more information about Working for Devon please visit our Working for Devon page
  • This role requires a DBS disclosure. 

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Council
  • Work LocationMid DevonDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX16 6TG

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupAdministrative, Secretarial & Office Support

  • Salary Details

    £20,444 - £22,571 per annum

  • Job TermFixed
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

    37 hours per week

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required