Livability is a national Christian disability and community engagement charity that delivers a variety of community projects, disability care services and training resources across the UK. We also share our expertise internationally. Our vision is of a transformed society where disabled and disadvantaged people can live life to the full. That’s why, since 1844, we’ve been campaigning, training and pioneering projects - services to help improve the wellbeing and social inclusion of disabled adults and children.
Right now, we’re looking for an efficient individual with a good understanding of office systems to join us at Dolphin Court, Southend-On-Sea.
Your challenge? To provide the sort of functional administrative support to managers and staff that will underpin the successful delivery of our services. As well as dealing with customers, staffing issues and finances, including financial returns, we’ll also rely on you to field enquires and provide general information while maintaining high levels of confidentiality and integrity. In return, we’ll give you plenty of support and guidance, a great working environment and a wide range of benefits.
To make the role yours, you’ll need a good level of educational attainment in Maths and English and an excellent working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite e.g. Word, Excel, etc. In addition, we'll be looking for familiarity with various office systems gained working in a similar role. Excellent interpersonal and writing skills are important too, and occasional minute taking. Well-organised, calm under pressure and comfortable meeting realistic deadlines, above all you share our passion, values and dedication to helping others.
If you have proven administrative experience and are as comfortable maintaining office systems as and supporting a team in administrative tasks role could be ideal.
How to Apply
Your application form is very important - the information you provide in your application form is the only information we will use in deciding whether or not you will be shortlisted for the selection process.
The application form asks you for your personal details, your qualifications and education history and asks you to outline how you think you measure up to the essential requirements for the post
Please do not send in a CV unless the advert for the post specifically asks you to do this - only completed application forms will normally be considered.
In line with our environmental policy and our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint we will contact all shortlisted candidates by email via the email address provided in your application. Please ensure you access your email account regularly to receive any correspondence from us regarding your application.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and it is the responsibility of all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
If you need further information about the role please download the Job Profile Document and to apply please click ‘Apply for this job’ button, clearly follow the instructions and fully complete your application form.
IFor general enquiries, please call Recruitment Team on 0207 452 2000.
We reserve the right to close our vacancies early if we have sufficient applications.