Support Services Administrator - Dumfries & Annan

Support Services Administrator - Dumfries & Annan

Sacro’s mission is to promote safe and cohesive communities by reducing conflict and offending

Dumfries and Annan Young Person Inclusion Project

Sacro Defined Contribution Pension Scheme
31 days annual leave plus; 6 public holidays

The Young Person Inclusion Project for Dumfries and Annan is a Sacro managed service operating in conjunction with partner agencies and local community groups. This project is funded for a 15 month period following the award by the Scottish Government of a European Social Fund supported Aspiring Communities Fund (ACF) grant.

The Aspiring Communities Fund enables community bodies and third sector organisations (such as Sacro) to work together in our most deprived and fragile communities to develop and deliver long-term local solutions. These solutions will focus on actively working with local people and groups to change deep-seated, multi-generational deprivation, poverty and inequalities. The aim of the Dumfries and Annan project is to tackle poverty and reduce inequalities for some of our most vulnerable and hard to reach young people and to encourage their inclusion through identifying future supports and resources.

This post involves providing extensive administrative and financial support to the Dumfries and Annan Young Person Inclusion Project. Duties will include management and maintenance of a range of existing systems, including databases, financial controls and maintaining records in accordance with agreed procedures in addition to overseeing and providing secretarial support, undertaking minute taking, reception and telephone duties.

The successful applicant must be well organised, able to work within a very busy office environment and an effective communicator. Also, have proven literacy and numerical skills and be flexible to meet the challenging and changing needs of the services. Educated to at least NVQ level 3 or equivalent is desirable together with relevant experience, be computer literate with experience of Microsoft Word and have Access database skills.

Excellent working conditions offered including generous holiday entitlement.

A Standard Disclosure Scotland check is required for this post.

For an informal discussion regarding this position please contact Sandra Lindsay, National Support Manager on 01698 337208.

Sacro values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

Unique Reference Code
SCP 19 - 22, currently £20,007 - £21,632 per annum, pro rata
Closing Date
12pm, Friday 26 July 2019
Interview Date
To Be Confirmed
To Be Confirmed
Fixed Term for 15 Months
Hours Per Week
15 worked over 2 days
Responsible To
Service Manager
Supervisory Responsibility‎
Allocation of work related tasks to other Administration personnel.