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Position: Senior Administrative Officer (Social Work)
Institution: University of Nottingham
Department: Sociology & Social Policy
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Duties: Responsibilities will include the financial management of social work placements; facilitating student access to Government bursaries; managing the setup of casual workers to support the taught programme; organising and keeping accurate records of a range of meetings; liaising with the HCPC (the professional governing body of social work) and working with academic staff to provide required HCPC annual returns; and providing support as and when required with any other functions related to the delivery and management of the social work programmes
Requirements: Candidates must have an HNC/D (or equivalent) and experience of working in a relevant, comparable role, or substantial relevant experience. High level skills in the use of Microsoft Office are essential
   
Text: Senior Administrative Officer (Social Work) Reference SOC414116 Closing Date Friday, 27th January 2017 Job Type Administrative Professional & Managerial Department Sociology & Social Policy Salary £22494 to £26829 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. This is a great opportunity for a confident administrator to take on an instrumental role in supporting the BA and MA Social Work Programmes. Based in the School of Sociology and Social Policy, the successful candidate will be expected to manage and implement the administration of a range of key aspects of the Social Work programmes, linked to its professional requirements. The role will include providing direction and advice to academic members of staff and supporting the Operations Manager. A consistently high degree of personal responsibility and initiative will be required to respond independently to queries and use judgement to deal with daily unforeseen problems and circumstances, with limited guidance. Responsibilities will include the financial management of social work placements; facilitating student access to Government bursaries; managing the setup of casual workers to support the taught programme; organising and keeping accurate records of a range of meetings; liaising with the HCPC (the professional governing body of social work) and working with academic staff to provide required HCPC annual returns; and providing support as and when required with any other functions related to the delivery and management of the social work programmes. The role involves regular contact and communication with staff, visitors and students, and a polite and helpful attitude is essential. In addition, candidates will be expected to contribute to the APM support to the School as a whole and should be able to analyse and solve problems, have excellent planning and organisation skills, and have proven influencing and negotiating skills. Candidates should be excellent team players, have a flexible approach, be able to remain calm under pressure and enjoy dealing with administrative processes and people in a busy environment. Candidates must have an HNC/D (or equivalent) and experience of working in a relevant, comparable role, or substantial relevant experience. High level skills in the use of Microsoft Office are essential. This is a permanent post and is available immediately. Hours of work are 21.75 per week. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Ruth Davison, tel: 0115 7486466 or email Ruth.Davison@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. This position does not fulfil the UK Visas & Immigration sponsorship criteria for Tier 2, therefore we can only accept applications from candidates who already have the right to work in UK.
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