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Casual Service Support Assistant (Dorchester)

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Dorset Council
Occupational group
Business, Policy & Administration
Salary details
£10.98 - £11.39
Job term
Appointment type
Joanne Mattison
Contact email
Contact telephone
01305 224977
Closing Date
24 February 2023 11:30 PM
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Casual Service Support Assistant 

£10.98 - £11.39

County Hall, Dorchester 

Are you looking for an interesting and varied role with the opportunity to work in different areas of the Adults and Housing Directorate?

What you will be doing

We are expanding our casual bank service and are looking for flexible, proactive, ICT literate people to join the scheme.

Full time and part time hours are available and can be discussed at interview. The casual bank provides support to teams across the whole Directorate and the roles can be very diverse, one week you may be working in the Housing solutions team and the next you may be call handling for the Hospital Social work team. 

Wages typically start at £10.98 per hour and can vary depending on the role you are assigned to. 

We provide your ICT kit, full training in the roles that you are assigned and the opportunity to work with great teams!

These roles will require some presence at offices in the Dorset area. These are casual roles, there are no guaranteed hours, hours are determined by the demands of the service. 

About you

Do you have what is needed to join us?

- Experience of working in difficult, fast paced settings

- Attention to detail?

- Great communication skills and enjoy working with different people

- Excellent IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft applications including Teams

Dorset Council: A great place to work

We’re passionate about making Dorset a great place to live, work and visit. Working for us should be no exception.

At Dorset Council we:

  • provide more than 450 services to over 300,000 residents
  • have ambitious aspirations
  • are excited about our future
  • care about Dorset and all the people who live here
  • know that all roles make a difference and that our employees are key to our success

You will:

  • have access to a range of employee benefits
  • be part of an organisation that supports each other to grow and succeed
  • have access to range of training opportunities which will help with your personal development and career progression

We are challenging ourselves to become a more diverse and inclusive organisation. We recognise that recruitment and inclusion of individuals with diverse skills, perspectives and backgrounds will bring real strength to the council and our communities. We have a commitment to equality and welcome applications from everyone.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We offer an interview to everyone who declares a disability and meets the essential criteria for the role.

We are keen to make our interviews accessible. Let us know on your job application if you have a disability and need any reasonable adjustments.

We also look for applicants who share our commitment to our behaviours. We will ask you to evidence when you have demonstrated them as part of the selection process.

If appointed, the personal information we collect from you will be shared with Cifas who will use it to prevent fraud, other unlawful or dishonest conduct, malpractice, and other seriously improper conduct. If any of these are detected, you could be refused certain services or employment. Your personal information will also be used to verify your identity. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas, and your data protection rights, can be found at https://www.cifas.org.uk/fpn.

Additional Information

This role is UK based and we will need to establish your Right to Work as part of the appointment process.

We use generic job descriptions and person specifications. This means the job title on any attachments may differ from the job title in the advert. We may provide specific information in a context statement if relevant.

This post requires you to have access to sensitive information. It will be subject to a Basic Criminal Records Check. See our policy on the employment of ex-offenders.

Holding a driving licence would be desirable. 

We have offices across Dorset and work may be available at any of these sites, including East Dorset, North Dorset, West Dorset and the Purbecks.

Apply by Application Form:

If you wish to apply for this role by application form, please do so by following the ‘Apply for this Job’ link.

Apply by CV:

We will accept a CV in place of an application form for this role. If you wish to submit a CV please e-mail to PAHCentralisedRecruitment@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk   clearly indicating which role you are applying for (e.g. Job title & Vacancy Number).

When applying by CV it is important that you include all the information needed to evidence your suitability for the role (as detailed in the Job Description and Person Specification) including giving:

  • Your contact details
  • Detailed information about your experience (as you would in an application form).     
  • Current employer details and an explanation for any career breaks
  • Details of two referees. These should be from your two most recent places of work or education.
  • Membership of professional/technical bodies