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Service Administrator - Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children

  • Part time
  • £22,548 pro-rata
  • Inverness, Highlands
  • Closing 11th June 2023

  • Advertised from 18th May 2023
  • Fixed Term to 30th November 2023. 20 hour per week. (£12,025 per annum for the hours worked)


About Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC)

Aberlour. Child Care Trust is leading a Partnership of Highland Council, Barnardos Highland Services and Right There to provide practical support care and integration to Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC).

This is a new partnership which focuses on three areas – feeling safe and settling in, support and integration, throughcare aftercare with the aim of improving the lives of children by using a rights-based trauma informed approach.

The service will work in partnership to ensure that the young people have access to education and learning opportunities.

What we are looking for....

As the Service Administrator you will work directly to the Admissions and Programmes Manager providing comprehensive day to day administrative support for the service.

You should be organised, used to working in a busy office environment and possess the skills to deliver a full administration service including reception duties, co-ordinating meetings, mail and maintaining manual and electronic storage and retrieval systems. You will also coordinate building and equipment needs as required in consultation with your manager.

An important part of the role is to provide financial administration for the service, supported by the Senior Finance Officer. You must be able to work with high levels of accuracy in recording and inputting data and in providing regular management information, in an agreed format and also responding to ad hoc requests as required.

You must have excellent IT skills, and experience of using the range of Microsoft Office tools on a daily basis: Word, Excel, Outlook etc.

You will be proficient in using Microsoft Word such as to enable you to support the production of a range of reports. As you will often be the first point of contact within the service for a range of social care, education and other professionals you will need to have strong verbal communication skills.

At Aberlour we want to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. Aberlour’s values are critical and drive everything we do. We will be looking for someone who can demonstrate how Aberlour’s values of Respect, Innovation, Integrity and Challenge will be visible in their practice. You must be comfortable working in an environment where Aberlour’s values are lived in practice.

For an informal discussion about the post we would encourage you to phone

Rhonda Wilson, Head of Admissions and Programmes on 07715 238337.

What we offer...

As well as a supportive team and excellent training opportunities, we want all our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, an excellent employer pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts across various retailers.

Application notes

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Aberlour is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our young people and uses a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.

Applications to be returned by midnight: Sunday, 11th June 2023

A Scottish Guarantee Co No: SC312912 Scottish Charity No. SC007991