Office & Admin Lead

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Salary: £26,500 per annum
Type of work: Permanent, full-time
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week

Pattern of Work: Monday to Friday with a degree of flexibility

“Our purpose is to provide a positive, life-changing experience for young people through individual care, education and skills development focused on promoting young people’s mental and emotional wellbeing and longer-term positive outcomes.”

The Good Shepherd Centre (GSC) campus just outside Bishopton offers young people a safe, nurturing and caring environment set in fabulous grounds with a garden wildlife trail and outdoor sports facility. On-campus there are three secure care houses, a close support house & a semi-independent living cottage. Young people who live with us continue their education in our school, on campus, or attend further education out with the campus.

This is an exciting time to join Team GSC as the charity seeks to build on its strong reputation for relational based practice and helping young people to build hope, skills and plans for their future. At GSC we are on a journey and have ambitious strategic goals for the growth and development of our young people and our services.

GSC offers employees a great benefits package and you will be joining an enthusiastic and dedicated team.

Young people referred to our houses have experienced significant difficulties in their lives, and many will have faced traumatic and harmful situations and may be experiencing psychological distress; mental health problems; and problems coping with managing feelings and day to day life. We offer a place of safety and nurture where we support young people and their families, alongside the professionals involved in their lives, to make sense of these experiences and to build hope, coping skills and goals for the future.

The Office & Admin Lead will help to promote the ethos and active values of the Good Shepherd Centre (GSC) in being rights respecting, kind, nurturing, and resilient.

As Office & Admin Lead you will be involved with the coordination and implementation of office procedures and will frequently have responsibility for specific projects and tasks. Your work will involve both written and oral communication, word processing and typing, and requires relevant skills such as IT, organisational and presentation skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure.

We’d love to hear from you, if you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills; you’re adaptable, reliable and hard working.

If you are looking for a new and exciting role in the third sector, then working as part of our dedicated and experienced maintenance team may be a good move for you.

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please contact either Louise Hughes, Office & Finance Manager on 01505-864500.

Please note, as per our company policy, we are strictly unable to accept CV’s.

To apply, please complete our application form available to download below and submit to [email protected] by the closing date. Alternatively, you can request an application pack by email at [email protected] or by telephone on 01505 864500.

While we appreciate the time and effort put into applying for a post with us, we regret that due to the high volume of applications anticipated during this recruitment campaign we will be unable to respond to unsuccessful applications. If you are selected for an interview, we will contact you within fourteen days of the closing date.

Pre-Employment Medical Questionnaires will be undertaken prior to confirmation of employment. All convictions whether spent or unspent must be declared. These posts are regulated work with children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

Please download the Candidate Pack here

Download the application form here

Download the Equal Opportunities form here

Please send the completed application and equal opportunity forms to [email protected]

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