Somerset County Council

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Working together with passion, pride and intent to improve lives. That’s what Social Care’s all about here in Somerset. Everything we do is about getting closer to the community we serve and the partners we work with. We’re immensely proud of the work we do now, and we’ve big, exciting ambitions for the future – and we’d love you to join us to make them happen.

 

Somerset County Council are proud to offer an environment that is supportive and rewarding, working as part of a team who are passionate about the work they do to improve the lives of people in Somerset. We offer great training and development opportunities, with supportive management.

 

In return, we provide a range of benefits to reward and thank our colleagues.

27 May, 2022
Permanent
£18,887 - £19,264 yearly
Somerset County Council Taunton, UK
You don’t have to be a Social Worker to make a difference. There is so much that goes on behind the scenes to support our mainstream staff in Children’s Social Care. That’s why we are looking for an administrator to join us. You’ll work as part of a small and dedicated team within Children’s Social Care, supporting operational colleagues who work with children, their parents and carers in Somerset. So why come and work with us? This is what some of our current business support colleagues had to say about their role; “I thoroughly enjoy working with the amazing colleagues that are part of Children’s Social Care. Our team is always supportive of each other, and nothing is ever too much trouble when you need help.” “Being part of Business Support within Children’s Social Care is a really rewarding job, it’s different to any other administrative role I’ve held. You can really feel and see the difference you make each day assisting our Social Worker colleagues and helping...
27 May, 2022
Permanent
£18,887 - £19,264 yearly
Somerset County Council Bridgwater, UK
We are looking for an administrator to join our award-winning service in Somerset. In Somerset we have continued to re-shape the way School Nurses work and our experience gained throughout the pandemic, has enabled us to build on innovative practices to keep delivering the Healthy Child Programme, holistically meeting family’s needs. This has been achieved by working collaboratively with our partner agencies and building community capacity. We are a team with a strong Public Health Focus committed to improving the health and well-being of our children and families in Somerset using good leadership skills and a sound knowledge base in safeguarding and child protection processes. Here's what you can expect to be doing This role is integral in providing administrative support on a day-to-day basis to the School Nursing teams, enabling them to provide a high-quality service to clients and the community. The role will include supporting the School Nursing teams across the county...
27 May, 2022
Part-Time
£19,264 - £20,043 yearly
Somerset County Council Taunton, UK
This is an exciting opportunity for an Administrator to join our Health Interface Team. You will have  the opportunity of working in either Musgrove Park Hospital or Yeovil District Hospital. We are a dedicated and friendly team that pride ourselves on the provision of high quality business support to our frontline locality teams in Adult Social Care. We have changed the way we work to focus on promoting independence for everyone – so that people can do the things that matter most to them and live the life they want to live. We are doing things differently to put the person at the centre of everything we do and to look creatively at how we can meet people’s needs in a better way. This is a part time opportunity, for 30 hours per week. Here's what you can expect to be doing You will be working as part of a team to provide vital support to our frontline teams in a busy office environment. You will carry out a wide range of administrative tasks to support the teams. The...
27 May, 2022
Contract
£20,043 - £22,129 yearly
Somerset County Council Taunton, UK
This is an exciting fixed term opportunity for 24 months to join a dynamic public health team which has an excellent reputation. Here's what you can expect to be doing The council is seeking to appoint three individuals who will work in a fast-paced environment to deliver the business support processes for the Homes for Ukraine programme in Somerset and any other work supporting Ukrainian refugees as set out by Government. A few things about you You will need to be able operate, monitor and review a range of systems (including IT) and procedures ensuring consistency and operation to required standards. You will deploy resources and determine day to day priorities to ensure that administrative cover and customer service standards are met efficiently and effectively. Monitor business performance and quality assurance information and feedback.  Attend and support meetings as required to contribute to the development and enhancement of service provision. Additional...
27 May, 2022
Permanent
£22,571 - £25,927 yearly
Somerset County Council Somerset, UK
We're looking for an Adult Social Care Practitioner to join our Community or Acute Hospital teams on either a permanent or 12 month fixed term basis.  We have changed the way we work to focus on promoting independence for everyone – so that people can do the things that matter most to them and live the life they want to live. We are doing things differently to put the person at the centre of everything we do and to look creatively at how we can meet people’s needs in a better way. If you join Somerset County Council, we will give you the freedom to be innovative, to influence change and to really touch people’s lives – you can do it your way. Here's what you can expect to be doing In our   Community team , you will work with people and families to help them stay independent for longer in local communities. You will develop great knowledge of your local area, work in partnership with local agencies and provide helpful advice and creative solutions to people at local...
12 May, 2022
Full time
£19,264 - £20,043 yearly
Somerset County Council Taunton, UK
We are looking for an Administrator to join our Children's Social Care team on a 37 hours per week, 12 month fixed term basis. You don’t have to be a Social Worker to make a difference. There is so much that goes on behind the scenes to support our mainstream staff in Children’s Social Care. That’s why we are looking for an administrator to join us. You’ll work as part of a small and dedicated business support team within Children’s Social Care, supporting Social Work colleagues who work with vulnerable children and young people in care, their parents, and carers in Somerset. So why come and work with us? This is what some of our current business support colleagues had to say about their role; “I thoroughly enjoy working with the amazing colleagues our team is always supportive of each other, and nothing is ever too much trouble when you need help.” “If you want a rewarding administrative job look no further!  You can really feel and see the difference you make...
12 May, 2022
Part-Time
£19,264 - £20,043 yearly
Somerset County Council Taunton, UK
This is an exciting fixed term opportunity until 31/03/2023 to join Childrens Services as a Senior Business Support Assistant who will provide specialist, high quality business support to the Statutory Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) Team. As a Senior Business Support Administrator, you will play a valuable part in assisting Operational colleagues, who support children, young people and their families.  Working within a busy, collaborative and supportive administrative team, you would be undertaking a range of activities.          Here's what you can expect to be doing Data entry using a variety of platforms e.g., case management system Processing work received in and out from schools, parents, agencies, and Health and Social Care via Outlook and the case management Portal Extensive use of Microsoft Office 365 applications to process and monitor work, using Outlook, SharePoint and web platforms Direct liaison with schools and other local...
12 May, 2022
Part-Time
Somerset County Council Taunton, UK
An opportunity has arisen for a Data Management Assistant to work within our Children’s Services Core Data team alongside Education and Inclusion Operational Services. This post is based in Taunton but is hybrid working i.e. both at home and in the office. This is a term time only opportunity, working 39 weeks per year, 18.5 hours per week. Here's what you can expect to be doing You will be part of a busy team responsible for updating and maintaining student data on the case management system Capita One e.g. School data, Admissions, Processing Free School Meal, 2 year old and Pupil Premium applications. You will also provide support, advice and training to other Capita One users. A few things about you The workload can be very high and you will need good ICT skills and have excellent attention to detail to maintain a high level of accuracy to ensure good data quality. You will also need to have good communication skills to liaise with professionals in Schools and also work...