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Regional Administrator Region 4 Peterborough

Location:
East Anglia
Display Salary:
£22,222
Date Posted:
06 Feb 2017
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full time
Job Description
Are you an experienced Administrator looking for the chance to make a significant contribution to the quality of life for vision impaired veterans? At Blind Veterans UK, we believe that no one who has served our Country should have to battle blindness alone.  It is our mission to ensure that vision impaired ex-service men and women have access to the finest quality of services to help them discover life beyond sight loss. 

 

Following our own research and in line with the ethos of the Care Act we will be delivering our services closer to the point of need and this means a significant increase in our workforce.  Our new Regional Administrators will be working as part of a regional team, providing high quality administrative, organisational and engagement support to a number of Community Services in order to allow them to focus on delivering a service to vision impaired veterans.

 

In the Regional Administrator job you will:

  • Provide administrative support to the Regional Manager and up to four Community Services Team Leaders including financial record keeping, cash handling, banking, communications, minute taking, dealing with general correspondence, producing reports and statistics and formulating newsletters

  • Assist with the formulation and implementation of administrative, financial, computer and paper based systems for audit, performance management and monitoring purposes

  • Coordinate diaries, attending and arranging meetings, taking and circulating minutes

  • Liaise with Blind Veterans UK members to arrange home visits, attending events

  • Assist with arrangements for member engagement events and other community based activities

  • Assist and deal with in-coming calls, enquiries and contact from vision impaired veterans and the general public, including managing the communications with the wider team

  • Assist with day to day management of the Regional office, including liaising with estates Services who manage the facilities

The ideal Regional Administrator for this job will:

  • Have experience working with service users/members in a charitable/3rd sector environment

  • Have relevant administration and cash handling/petty cash experience

  • Have experience with minute taking

  • Have experience with financial record keeping

  • Have experience providing administrative support to a team and working independently under pressure

  • Be highly proficient in Excel (graphs), Word, Power Point, Outlook and the internet

  • Have excellent verbal communication, organisational and interpersonal skills

  • Be confident, friendly, patient, and tactful

  • Be able to deal with ambiguity and have a flexible and ‘can do’ attitude to work

  • Ideally have previous experience of working with vision impaired, elderly or disabled people

This is a Monday to Friday and primarily office based role, however travel to locations within the region will be necessary from time to time. Benefits include free life assurance, sickness benefit scheme, childcare voucher scheme and Employee Assistance Programme and a generous pension scheme.

 

If you think you have what it takes to be part of a developing and growing charity that values its beneficiaries, staff and volunteers please apply now.

 

Closing date for applications for this Regional Administrator role is 11.55pm on Monday 13 March 2017. Please note only completed application forms will be accepted for consideration, not CVs.

 
Download the application form here and email the completed form to blindveterans@supertemps.co.uk.
Download the full job description here.

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