Childrens Services Administrator L1
East Riding Of Yorkshire
£21,189 per year (ERYC Grade 3)
1st Oct, 2023
Job description

The job itself

‘Introduction about the team’

This role is situated within the Bridlington Family Centre Business Support Team, supporting a multifaced hub made up of 3 teams. The teams supported by the Business Support team are the Bridlington Strengthening and Supporting Families Team, the Children’s Assessment Service Team and the Intensive Family Support Team. The practitioners we support assist families from pre-birth to 25 years providing a range of services from early help to safeguarding involvement. We offer the right help at the right time so that families feel supported.

‘The Right Candidate’

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and self-motivated individual to join this busy Business Support team providing a wide range of administrative support including minute taking to the above teams within Children’s Services, based at Bridlington Family Centre.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and committed to providing a quality service, have a flexible approach and the ability to adapt to a changing environment. To undertake this role successfully you will need to be customer focused, able to work easily withing a challenging environment, have excellent administrative and organisational skills and have the motivation and desire to achieve a high-quality service. You should be able to demonstrate effective use of a range of ICT systems and software packages.

As well as a high level of customer service, the ability to maintain confidentiality and deal with sensitive information is paramount. Teamwork plays a vital role as does the ability to meet deadlines and work on your own initiative.

This is a great opportunity to have an insight into CYPSSS and the invaluable support we provide for families in the East Riding. There are two roles available, one is for 37 hours per week and the other is for 32 hours per week. These hours can be flexible and part time applications will be considered.

if you wish to discuss or would like more information, please email

Why work for East Riding?

We really value our staff, and it is our fundamental belief that our staff are the most important asset in fulfilling our responsibility to provide a quality service to children, young people and their families.

Benefits of working within Children Young People Support & Safeguarding (CYPSSS), of which the Bridlington Family Centre is included are:

  • Regular reflective supervision with a focus on your wellbeing, your development, and what is working well

  • Flexible working options

  • Christmas to New Year shut down – working arrangements are on a rota basis with additional time paid or time off in lieu

  • Strong management support at all levels

  • A service wide commitment to celebrating best practice and practice strengths

  • A service wide commitment to promoting wellbeing and support

Our Model of Practice Stronger Together: ‘You can, I can, We can’

We have created a bespoke practice model that reflects and connects our vision, our value base and our behaviour as one East Riding of Yorkshire approach to working with children, young people and their families, which is nurtured and grown from within East Riding of Yorkshire CYPSSS and owned by our workforce.

Our Stronger Together approach is strengths based, solution-focussed, and relational recognising that the very best work with families takes place within the context of excellent, collaborative relationships.

Other important information

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment.

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