Salary: 22 571 – 23 484

The advertised salaries include a supplement (JWC) to the base grade of the post. JWC supplements are conditional on the physical demands and /or working conditions of the role.

Hours: 37 hours per week (part time hours will be considered)

Work base: Carlisle and Eden based at Cumbria House Carlisle with homeworking

Contract Details: Permanent

A business support administrator vacancy has arisen based primarily at Cumbria House with some homeworking. The position will work across the Carlisle and Eden district covering at various offices as and when required.

We are looking for a self-motivated flexible and experienced administrator to work as part of a friendly and very busy team providing support to social care teams. You will be able to relate sensitively and communicate with a wide range of people.

The ideal candidate will be very experienced in a wide range of office skills including high level minute taking and diary management. Experience of working with a senior team the forward planning of tasks and a high level of attention to detail would be useful. The ability to prioritise your own workload and on your own initiative is essential.

You will also be required to carry out finance tasks maintaining spreadsheets databases and other generic administrative tasks.

Interview information

Interview date: 06/10/2022

We are currently operating both in-person and virtual interviews. Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process for this specific position and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed we are happy to discuss.

If you are invited to a virtual interview this will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users however if there are any issues with accessing this technology we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits including:

  • Excellent training and development offers
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Boost your pension with Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions (facilitated by AVC Wise)
  • Various perks and discounts schemes including money off your phone contract and local gyms
  • Competitive rates of pay 
  • Equality Diversity and Inclusion

    Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

    As a Disability Confident Employer disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of this job are guaranteed an interview.

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