Maximus People Services
£15,000 - £19,999
19 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
MAXIMUS People Services delivers a wide range of services which make a meaningful and sustainable impact on people's lives. Our skilled professionals help hundreds of people every day in supporting them to find sustainable employment, develop their skills, and gain independence.

We are currently recruiting for an Administrator (Service Co-ordinator) to work on the Greater Manchester Early Help Programme. Key tasks will include providing administrative support to Vocational Rehabilitation Consultants (VRCs) and Partnership Managers, including: booking external appointments; co-ordinating purchase orders for spot-purchase services; and general administrative duties.

Key Responsibilities
  • Acting as a point of contact for incoming calls, directing them to the most appropriate VRC / Health Practitioner
  • Providing ad-hoc data input to support VRCs
  • Contacting participants at alternative times (e.g. early mornings, evenings etc) to arrange VRC appointments

Key Requirements and Competencies
  • Proven success in achievement of targets in a high-performance culture
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to respond promptly to customer requests
  • Strong communicator written and verbally, good listening skills
  • Ability to plan, organise, manage priorities and own workload
  • Ability to work to deadlines under pressure
  • Team player willing to help others and able to use own initiative
  • Ability to take ownership for assignments and demonstrates accountability for results
  • Ability to commit to working as part of a team to work towards shared goals;
  • Self-starter with strong planning and organisations skills
  • High degree of accuracy / attention to detail
  • Intermediate IT Skills - Microsoft Office suite and Database use.
  • GCSE in English and Maths or equivalent
  • Previous administration experience in a customer-facing environment
  • Option for development in this role by completing a Customer Service/Business Administration Apprenticeship.

MAXIMUS is committed to developing, maintaining and supporting a culture of equality and diversity in employment in which our employees as well as candidates for employment are treated equitably. We understand that a diverse workforce adds to our competitive advantage; and as such, we aim to ensure that job applicants do not receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, race, marital status, disability, age, part-time or fixed term contract status, sexual orientation or religion, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements that cannot be shown to be justifiable. Advertisements for posts will include sufficiently clear and accurate information to enable potential applicants to assess their own suitability for the post.