The Forward Trust is hiring a
We are The Forward Trust (formerly RAPt and Blue Sky), the social enterprise with charitable status that empowers people to break the often interlinked cycles of crime and addiction to move forward with their lives. For more than 25 years we have been working with people to build positive and productive lives, whatever their past. We believe that anyone is capable of lasting change. Our services have supported thousands of people to make positive changes and build productive lives with a job, family, friends and a sense of community.
The Administrator is responsible for providing a comprehensive business administration service to support the Integrated Substance Misuse Team (ISMT). The service is designed to deliver psychosocial interventions, Clinical interventions and accredited treatment programmes for ex offenders, external referrals and self referrals that are identified as having a drug or alcohol problem.
You will be responsible for contributing and monitoring the targets set by Forward and the local commissioners. One of the key targets will be measuring outcomes, so co-operative working relationships with other partner agencies is vital to this role (example clinical teams). The purpose of this post is to ensure the smooth administration of the service, encompassing some secretarial duties, data entry collection and monitoring systems.
An intermediate to advanced certification or demonstrable experience in Microsoft packages.
A minimum of one years’ experience of providing administrative support within a large team, demonstrating ability to work in a pressured environment.
Experience of accurately collating statistical information, with an attention to detail and report writing.
Experience of developing, implementing or maintaining large databases and managing administrative tasks associated with them.
Excellent organisational skills.
Ability to effectively manage a varied workload whilst working to deadlines and targets.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to deal with people of all levels and to work on own initiative in preparing correspondence.
Willingness to develop an understanding of the aims of Forward and support the organisations ethos.
Please see tha attached job description for full details of the role and person specification