Adults Administration Assistant – Leatherhead, Surrey

Adults Administration Assistant

Surrey County Council

Leatherhead, Surrey


Adults Administration Assistant



Salary:£23,243 – £25,484 per annum

Category:Administration & Clerical

Contract type:Permanent

Working hours:36 hours per week

Posted on:24 February 2023

Closing date:26 March 2023

Directorate:Health,Wellbeing & ASC

Location:Fairmount House, Bull Hill, Leatherhead KT22 7AH

About the role

The starting salary for this position is £23,243 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.

We are excited to currently have two Administration Assistant vacancies based in our Learning Disability and Autism team based in Leatherhead. We are looking for people to provide comprehensive administrative support to our amazing Adult Social Care team.

About the Role

As our new Administration Assistant, you will be undertaking a range of general administrative duties in order to provide support to one of our fantastic operational teams within Adult Social Care. You will be dealing with telephone enquiries, be responsible for a wide range of correspondence and assist with case recording.

Alongside these administrative roles, we will also need your help with data entry. Alongside, being quick and accurate when completing data entry onto the mainframe database, you will need to be able to both interrogate the database and interpret the data recorded which may be complex in nature. From time to time, you will need to produce ad hoc reports that will be a huge help to the operational running of the service.

About You

In order to be considered for shortlisting, in your application, we would love to hear about;

  • Your experience working in an office as part of a team and we'd love some examples of your excellent customer service skills
  • Your communication skills, both written and verbal, you will need to be able to take notes and minutes as well as proof read documents taking into consideration our working protocols and procedures
  • Your great organisational skills that will help you to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Your IT skills, for this role you will need to be competent with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Your willingness to travel! You may be required to travel to other sites in Surrey to support operational functions

As part of our greener future strategies and our commitment to creating a healthy work-life balance, we welcome a conversation with you regarding our remote working options. Remote working to us is a balance of spending time in our communities, our offices and working from home or wherever works best. Please note, you will be required to be in the office twice a week.

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.

Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 26/03/2023 with interviews to follow.

Contact details

For an informal discussion please contact Jessica Peskett on 07966283752.

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.


From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefitsfor Surrey County Council staff.


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