Administrator – (Maternity cover)

Type of employment: Fixed-term (Until Jan 2023), 35 hours/week​​​​​.
Salary: £20600 - £22847
Closing Date: 13 December 2021

About you

This is a great opportunity for an aspiring administration assistant to develop their skills and experience working in a busy cross function role. If you are super organised and enjoy working in a fast pace environment, then read on and come and work for the Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and Protection (CELCIS). This post is to cover maternity leave.

About the role

This is a supporting role for the whole CELCIS team and involves providing general office and other day-to-day administrative support across all aspects the organisation. It will include financial administration, supporting HR processes, maintaining databases, working and developing relationships with key internal stakeholders and organisation of and support in the delivery of team meetings. In addition, you will assist with support to conferences and events as well as being involved in the development and delivery of administration processes and procedures for CELCIS. 


CELCIS is a leading improvement and innovation centre in Scotland, working to improve the lives of children and young people in need of care and protection, and their families and carers, by supporting people and organisations responsible for their care to make changes in services and in the practices and skills they use.  

Qualifications and experience

You will have an HNC/SVQ qualification in a relevant discipline or significant relevant experience in a similar role and excellent interpersonal and communication skills with proven experience in confidently engaging and building working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders and staff. Your skills will include organising and planning with confidence in using a wide range of IT platforms, although training will be provided. 

Please note this is a fixed term role to provide maternity cover for approximately 12 months or until the substantive post holder returns.

Formal interviews will be held on 11 January 2022.

We are working across the country, at local and national level, to help realise The Promise of the Independent Care Review. Change is happening. Be part of it. Together we can make things better for children, young people and their families and carers. Apply now.

Got a burning question?

Contact: Penny Scott, Admin Coordinator, 

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