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Residential Administrator Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire £23,534.00

Residential Administrator

Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire |
Salary: £23,534.00 |
Posted: 7 Oct 2021 |
Closes: 21 Oct 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 10656

Role Responsibility:

Residential Administrator

G4S Care and Rehabilitation Services

Oakhill Secure Training Centre, Milton Keynes, MK5 6AJ

£23,534.00 per annum

Permanent, Full-time, 40hrs per week

Benefits: Company Pension, free on-site parking, uniform, on-site canteen, access to High Street Shop discounts, local Gym discounts and ongoing training and development

At Oakhill Secure Training Centre we look after young people aged 12 to 18 years old who have been remanded or sentenced to periods of detention. The vulnerable young people in our care can be challenging with a wide range of social and emotional complex needs. This is an environment that calls for high standards of social care and service delivery to provide a secure and stable environment for young people to develop their life skills and address the behaviours that have led them into custody. 

Oakhill Secure Training Centre works closely with the Youth Custody Services to ensure that its regimes and designs reflect best practice in residential care to prevent offending.

We are seeking a dynamic individual who has experience of using software packages such as Microsoft Office and the Google Suite, who will be required to provide an effective and efficient administration service to the residential functional/ departmental team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide a full administrative service so that the needs of the functional/departmental team are met.
  • Maintain effective work systems, ensuring that all correspondence and documentation is dealt with in a professional manner that meets audit requirements.
  • Provide cover for the Reception and Finance function when required
  • Maintain comprehensive stocks of all forms and documentation required by the function/department so that it is available when required.
  • Collate, produce and distribute regular and ad-hoc statistics and reports so that individuals and departments receive accurate up to date information.
  • Maintain meeting room booking diary
  • Attend meetings to take minutes and distribute these in a timely manner
  • Maintain the archiving system for trainee records.
  • Process orders onto the system to ensure all stock for the units is kept up to date.
  • Provide support to other functional heads when required to


The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills

  • Ability to use Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook Email & Calendar together with Google Suite

Desirable Skills

  • Previous experience in similar role
  • Experience in minute taking.

If you have the qualities that we are looking for and the ability to make a difference, we want to hear from you!

At G4S, we invest heavily in our people.  If you join us you will have a job specific induction programme to equip you with the skills and knowledge for the job. As well as ongoing support and development opportunities we offer generous holiday entitlement, company pension, an onsite gym, free onsite parking and the chance to do an extraordinary job – every day.

Equality and Diversity is an important part of G4S Care and Rehabilitation Services. We actively encourage applications from all diverse groups

 Safeguarding children and young people is our primary focus and the welfare of the child is paramount. Therefore we have a corporate responsibility to ensure that the safeguarding and our G4S values are at the centre of all we do.​

To apply for this role, you must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum of 3 years.   You will also be required to undergo DBS enhanced level security clearance and will need to provide full details of your work and educational history covering the last 10 years as part of the screening process.


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