Closing Date:01 Oct 2023
Starting salary: SC6 (£30,699 – £31,731)
Work Location: Alexandra House, 10 Station Road, N22 7TY
Hours per week: 36 per week
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday, 1st October 2023 at 23:59
About us Haringey Council is one of 32 in London. Haringey is an extremely diverse borough, and the Council has set clear ambitious objectives through its borough plan to make Haringey a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share. Haringey’s vision for the future is one of sustainable growth, in housing and jobs and on helping our residents and businesses take advantage of that growth. We have got huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home.
About the role
This is an essential role for our busy legal service as it provides effective and comprehensive support to all legal teams and the operation of the service. The role is responsible for timely payments, raising purchase orders and contracts, keeping financial records, sorting incoming posts, ensuring office equipment is working and carry out a range of other supporting administrative tasks.
About the team
Legal Services is committed to public service and are called upon to advise on a range of legal matters. The Legal Business Support Team ensures that the Legal Services is fully supported with management information and record keeping, and the legal teams administrative needs are taken care of, and that legal staff can focus on the law. This is an exciting time to join a committed in-house team, which is delivering an efficient and high-quality legal service to enable the council to deliver its corporate priorities.
You will be a proactive administrator who enjoys supporting others and strives for efficiencies and improvements. You will have good ICT skills, be organised and structured, and ideally have experience of managing financial transactions. You will have good communications skills and build a solid good relationship with suppliers and internal colleagues.
Working for Haringey
At Haringey Council we are committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included, and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce so welcome applications from all ethnicities and communities so that we continue to make a difference to our residents and community. Our benefits package includes a leave entitlement of 31 days + bank holidays, potential hybrid working opportunities, health and wellbeing support, a generous local government pension scheme and a range of discount schemes across leisure and culture that provide both financial and money-saving discounts.