About the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Regional Adoption Agency as a full time (37 hour) Business Officer.
The role will include the minuting of meetings, such as Child Appreciation Days, Medical Meetings and possibly Adoption Panels. You will also be collating data and information pertaining to children and adults who are going through the adoption process and dealing with emails in generic mail boxes. You may also be required to carry out other tasks across other teams within the Regional Adoption Agency.
There will be a mixture of office and home working for this role.
Interviews will be held in Huntingdon on 4th December 2023.
For more information or to chat about this opportunity please contact Ruth Edley - Senior Business Officer – email@example.com - 07557 895604 or Des’ree Abbott - Business Development Coordinator –des’firstname.lastname@example.org
What will you be doing?
You will be minuting meetings, such as Child Appreciation Days, Medical Meetings and possibly Adoption Panels. You will also be required to process invoices, collate data and information pertaining to children and adults who are going through the adoption process and dealing with emails in generic mail boxes. You may also be required to carry out other tasks across other teams within the Regional Adoption Agency.
You will be liaising with potential adopters, social workers, external agencies such as medical professionals and other local authorities.
You will be expected to work on your own initiative, keep calm under pressure and work to deadlines. You should have a methodical, concise and flexible approach to tasks and the ability to prioritise workloads effectively. You will need a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft packages (Word and Excel) and be able to use databases.
Please evidence on your supporting statement how you meet the essential criteria on the person specification. You do not need to meet all of the essential criteria to be able to apply, we are looking for enthusiastic people who are keen to learn.
We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:
- Flexible working
- Flexible Bank Holidays
- A comprehensive wellbeing package
- Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
- A comprehensive pension scheme.
- IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
- Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
- An employee recognition scheme
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We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities.
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