Service Support Assistant (ref. 3104)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • £19,264 to £20,043 per annum

Are you looking for a role where you make a difference?  Are you looking to be part of a flexible and supportive team?  Do you have a positive and enthusiastic attitude towards learning, and are proactive and willing to help and support others?  Are you looking to work in an organisation where you are valued and provided with an attractive benefits package?  If the answer is yes, read on.

We are currently looking for an administrator to join our Business Support Team who support the Quality Assurance Reviewing & Safeguarding Service (QARSS)

What skills & qualities we need from you:

  • Able to use a laptop (TEAMS/Outlook/Calendars/Microsoft Edge/Excel/Word). Basic Training will be provided.
  • Positive & enthusiastic attitude towards learning and supporting your colleagues.
  • Good communication skills & the ability to build good working relationships with team members and wider colleagues.
  • Ability to plan workload for the day and be adaptable when service needs might change.
  • Ability to think on your feet and work with colleagues to resolve problems.
  • Remain calm and resilient under pressure.


What key tasks/responsibilities will the role involve (SSA):

This is a varied role which involves organising Child Protection & Child in Care Meetings.

  • You will be using a laptop and various internal systems and Microsoft packages to conduct your role.
  • You will be working in an ‘agile’ way – some home working and some office-based work.
  • Drafting & responding to emails.
  • providing support to the Independent Reviewing Officers
  • Diary management
  • Able to work under pressure to tight statutory timescales


If you are interested in what you see above, do not delay!  This is your opportunity to join a fun, vibrant and dynamic team.  Click the apply button below NOW!

To find out more about the role we encourage you to give us a call before applying:

Name: Alison Brooks, Service Support Manager

Telephone number: 01392 383000

This role requires a DBS disclosure. 

Why come and work for Devon County Council?

  • Good rates of pay
  • Flexibility with working hours and agile working locations
  • Excellent health & wellbeing culture within the organisation
  • Excellent employee discount scheme – ‘Devon Discounts’ – Accommodation, Food & Drink, Leisure & Transport and more!
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Excellent ongoing internal learning, development & training opportunities
  • Local Government Pension scheme membership
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) – rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service. (pro rata for PT staff)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Opportunities for promotion and progression within the organisation

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Council
  • Work LocationExeterDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX2 4QD

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupAdministrative, Secretarial & Office Support

  • Salary Details

    £19,264 to £20,043 per annum

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

    37 hours per week

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required