Cardiff Council Jobs – ADMISSIONS OFFICER

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Job Description:

The Education and Lifelong Learning Directorate provides the strategic, professional and operational support to enable the Council to fulfil its responsibilities for early years education, statutory age education, education in school sixth forms and a youth service.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To provide accurate, meaningful and consistent advice to customers, ensuring that they understand the action, which will be taken relating to them/their children).
  • To contribute toward preparation of statistical information and effective reporting regarding allocations and admissions.
  • To work as a member of a team with schools and other service areas to ensure the highest levels of service delivery, including liaison with benefits, Housing, Social Services, Council Tax, recognised Third Sector partners and others as appropriate to ensure effective placement of children.
  • To understand, support and advise a wide range of customers who will be making enquiries concerning all Admission services through multiple channels of access.
  • To work with current and emerging digital technology to enhance customer contact and effective, efficient administration, verification and allocation of education places across the 3-16 age range.
  • To input, verify and check data regarding pupil details into the database used by the service to enable accurate records and allocations and minimise errors.
  • To ensure continuous improvement in service provision, initiating facilitating and responding to change in a positive manner.
  • To support consultations activity with the public on Admissions based issues including representing the Council at drop in sessions as required.
  • To commit to personal and professional development to enable a comprehensive service delivery and maximum flexibility across the team and different types of places allocation.

Job Requirements:

  • We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

Job Details:

Company: Cardiff Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cardiff, Wales

Application Deadline: N/A

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