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Assessment Administrator needed in High Barnet

Our client based in High Barnet developed from an organisation that offered services to prospective intercountry adopters to a fully-fledged adoption agency, providing a comprehensive service to people considering both domestic and intercountry adoption. The agency also caters to adopted adults, birth relatives and to professionals working in the intercountry field.

They are looking for an Assessment Administrator to deal with initial assessment enquiries on a daily basis about assessments, answering the telephone, email and face to face queries. The successful candidate will identify the full list of required statutory checks and pursue these along with personal references and medicals. You will also be responsible for the following:

  • Arrange initial interviews for prospective adopters
  • Process DBS checks for PAPs, ensuring these are completed correctly and to Agency standards
  • Process invoices for applicants and assist with the finance auditing of transactions as required
  • Maintain relevant case records on a web-based case recording system and run management reports as and when required
  • Maintain case and information filing systems on computer and required hard copy documents related to assessments, ensuring all files are complete at the time of handover
  • Prepare full sets of panel papers, including review of the final prospective adopter’s report to ensure its completeness and accuracy
  • Prepare assessment documents required for later submission to the Department for Education

To be considered for this role you will need the following:

  • Previous experience as an administrator
  • Experience of working within strict codes of confidentiality
  • Computer literacy and keyboard skills with advanced ability in Microsoft Office
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must work with an eye to detail and take pride in achieving work of the highest quality
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Customer service skills
  • An ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Is organised and effective and able to work in a creative, flexible and efficient manner
  • Comfortable at the prospect of working in a small, busy and growing agency

If you are interested in this role please send an updated CV [mailto:], or for more information contact Lauren Fairweather on 0207 259 8716.

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Job Details

  • London
  • £21,000 - £22,000 pa
  • Full-time
  • Permanent
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing
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Lauren Fairweather

Telephone Number 0207 259 8709
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