Administration Officer – Occupational Health, Bedford Borough Council

    Borough Council
    Bedford Borough Council
    Admin/ Secretarial / PA
    Full time (37 hours per week)
    £21,589 - £23,836 per annum
    Job description

    Closing date: 6 July 2020

    This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a well-established, highly-regarded and high-performing team working within Bedford Borough Council. We are looking to recruit within the team.

    We are seeking an enthusiastic and capable individual to join the Occupational Health (OH) Team to provide high-quality administrative support in the planning, development and operational delivery of OH services to both internal and external clients.

    This role acts as first point of contact with customers and provide the OH Service with an efficient administrative support service including the development and maintenance of office systems through the use of digital processes.

    You will have comprehensive administrative experience as well as excellent written and communication skills in order to provide information, advice and guidance to clients on OH-related services, which include pre-employment health assessments; management referrals; ill-health retirements; and statutory health surveillance.

    Good organisational skills and IT/database experience with proficiency in using Excel and working with statistical and financial data are critical to this role.  As is a high level of attention to detail and accuracy. Experience in using Agresso and audiotyping is desirable, or willingness to undertake training in these, is essential to the day-to-day operation of the service.

    The post is based at Borough Hall in Bedford however, the Council operates an agile working policy, and therefore some working from home will be possible.

    For an informal discussion please contact Tracey Arnold (Occupational Health Manager) on 01234 276681.

    How to apply