Quick Job Search
Select a job category
Select a date period
Select Salary Band value
Enter your search text

Preparing for Adulthood Support Officer

Organisation Logo

Job Summary

Employment Term:
Part Time, Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
23/09/2020 23:59
£20,492 - £21,748 pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
The Kingswood Centre
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
23 Sep

Further information

Preparing for Adulthood Support Officer

Salary: £20,492 - £21,748

Working Pattern: Permanent / Part Time (22.2 hours p/w)

Location: The Kingswood Centre

How you’ll make a difference

As a Preparing for Adulthood Support Officer you will be the main point of contact for the service area, providing effective communication when dealing with enquiries and information requests to make the greatest difference to young people’s lives.

What will you be doing?

You will provide administrative support to managers ensuring work carried out is efficient and procedures are effectively implemented.

Daily you will be collating and maintaining records and analyse information to ensure accurate statements are produced and data is retrieved from computerised systems and interpreted.

You’ll research information within your area of service and collate evidence for presentation in reports. This may include drafting sections of documents for use by others.

You will accurately record and also assist in the monitoring and maintaining of budgets/financial information/resources.

Acting as a main point of contact for the service area, you’ll provide effective communication when dealing with enquiries and information requests; interacting with customers, colleagues and partners to maintain strong working relationships. You’ll need to communicate specific concerns, queries and issues and ensure they are accurately and promptly relayed when necessary.

What we need from you:

You will have good literacy skills and previous experience of using Microsoft Office, IT systems and maintaining computerised record systems.

You’ll have good communication skills using a variety of media and the ability to communicate effectively with young people, parents/carers and professionals including health colleagues.

You must have experience of basic financial procedures and in running standard reports, analysing data and presenting findings.

Ideally you will have experience in working in an environment supporting young people who have a wide range of disabilities.

Preferably you will hold a qualification in IT or word processing with experience and knowledge of processes and procedures related to council provided services.

How a career at South Gloucestershire Council is different

• We value our staff as individuals, investing in their careers and we are recognised for the quality, breadth and depth of our training and development offer, which helps make the greatest long-term difference in work.

Our teams at South Gloucestershire Council are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here.

• We're building and shaping communities which people are proud of

• We're working with the most vulnerable in our community to help them achieve what they want in life

• We're investing in our schools to ensure every child and young person in South Gloucestershire achieves their full potential.

We've achieved a great deal, but we need talented and dedicated people to ensure we continue to make a difference.

We’re making a difference, be part of it!

Close date: 23rd September 2020

Interview: 2nd October 2020

Back to top