Salford Unemployed and Community Resource Centre (SUCRC) is looking to recruit an experienced Administrator to assist the Manager and staff with the day to day running of the Centre.
SUCRC, based on Liverpool Road in Eccles, supports the community, including older people, people with disabilities, unemployed people and workers who are facing difficulties. This involves help with debt management, benefits information, basic literacy, numeracy skills and IT, confidence building, healthy living and CV writing. SURC also runs the Salford Prison Project, which supports ex-offenders.
Ideally the person would have a strong reception and administration background, an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office and IT, and a social conscience.
The role is a part time position, 21 hours a week, and pays £210 per week. The closing date for applications is Friday 19th October and to apply email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application form.
The full job description....
Key objectives for this post...
Good IT Skills
To assist the Centre Manager and staff in implementing and maintaining the administration systems.
To gain a greater understanding of the needs of the local community
Reception duties including greeting clients visiting the Centre, handling and transferring calls and sending documents by fax and email.
Booking client appointments and sending reminders by text and letter. Contacting clients by phone.
Opening and distributing mail to all members of staff.
Typing letters, taking notes and minutes of meetings, reports for clients and members of staff.
Assisting Centre Manger; managing their Outlook diary, managing Outlook email inbox, booking meetings, arranging business and personal travel and accommodation.
Assisting with campaign work and in the production of resource and publicity material.
Maintaining stationery stocks.
Monitoring and recording client information onto the database, maintaining confidentiality at all times.
Complete referral documentation from partner agencies.
Assisting in the production of evaluation, monitoring forms and procedures
Creating purchase and sales invoices.
Arranging internal and external events.
Responsible for the on-going update of the Centres' social media sites.
Recording all staff holidays and sickness and reporting to Centre Manager.
Good IT Skills
Ability to use own initiative and to plan and prioritise own workload
An understanding of the reasons for confidentiality
Must have an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. These will be tested upon interview.
Ability to update social media accounts and the Centre website
Understanding of the advantages of social networking sites to promote the project
An understanding of office procedures
Taking minutes of steering committee and producing notes of meetings
Excellent telephone manner and confidence when dealing with people – phone or face to face
A willingness to work flexibly and as part of a team
Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
A commitment to Equal Opportunities
This post would suit someone with a social conscience and knowledge of trade unions.
The post will be based at the Salford Unemployed and Community Resource Centre at 84-86 Liverpool Road, Eccles M30 0WZ and working for the Salford U.C.R.C.