Kickstart - Finance Administrative Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 06 January 2022
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 25 February 2022
Location: Leicester, LE26UP
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000250645

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

Spirit Healthcare Limited

The Finance Administrative Assistants will be responsible for a full range of administrative tasks to support the finance function which include (but are not limited to) administrative and clerical tasks (such as scanning or printing), preparing and editing letters, reports, memos, and emails, arranging meetings, answering phone calls and taking messages, maintaining folders on servers, allocating payments to debtors, assisting reconciling paypal and amazon, liaising with debtors and resolving any issues in a timely and professional manner, entering of invoices,
other ad-hoc duties to support the rest of the team and assistance with monthly stock takes. Daily support will be provided by the Finance Director and the Head of Finance who will ensure that the Finance Administrative Assistants are fully equipped and have all the information required in order to execute their roles effectively. Spirit has a senior business leader who will offer support. This will provide additional support pastorally and developmentally-with line management sitting with the Finance team. In addition, we have dedicated support functions within the business who will be providing education on CVs, the process of seeking employment, attendance, task and time management, teamwork, HR, IT skills, Operation Management, Governance and Procurement. Skill Enhancement & Confidence Building Daily on the job training with support from the line manager, shadowing of colleagues and line manager, bespoke training and rolling appraisal plan,
gap analysis, goal mapping and personal development plan,
full access to spirits internal training scheme, full access to external training where required, mandatory training through our external training provider, Blue Stream, one to one line manager meetings, Coaching with our Internal Kickstart Project Manager,
group kickstart meetings ran by our Project Manager to encourage shared learning, experiences and storytelling, Regular team meetings, Skill Strength Focus,Attendance Management and Time Keeping and Time Management. Personal Development and Emotional Intelligence Two-way Feedback, Coaching, Monthly Reflection, Intrapersonal Skills,
Communication Skills Training, Tangible proof that what is done daily makes a difference to others and throughout the placement period, feeling ready and able to take the next steps into work.
Communication Skills Communication Skills Training, Interpersonal skills, Time and Task Management, Teamwork,
Securing Long Term Employment, Communication Skills Training, Interviewing Skills Training (including role playing),
Training and support in CV Preparation, Support and training in seeking employment, Upskilling and Confidence Building. Home based role. All relevant equipment will be provided.

Attention to detail and good communication skills, self-motivated and organised, passionate about driving continuous improvement in processes, open personality and can-do attitude which fits with the companys culture of integrity, respect for others with a passion for learning and making a difference,
flexibility, maintaining effectiveness by adjusting behaviour, work routines and habits to meet a goal and/or changing circumstances and energetic, driven, motivated, upbeat individual who is open to receiving and adapting to feedback/development guidance.

Preferred working pattern would be during the hours 9am-5pm over a four-day week.

National Minimum Wage

Other Support Internal Buddy System, Inclusive, challenging, supporting and fun working environment and Using the grant to support travel to work (e.g. bus travel). At Spirit we have also specific people who are able to offer support as follows Dedicated Kickstart Business leader, Line Manager, Project Manager, Human Resources/Training Department, Finance Team, Internal Training Providers and External Training Providers. Continuous two-way Feedback Coaching, Shadowing of colleagues and line manager, Bespoke Training and Rolling Appraisal Plan, Goal Mapping and Personal Development Plan, One to one Line Manager meetings, Group Kickstart Meetings ran by our Project Manager with all Kickstart candidates to encourage shared learning, experiences and storytelling, Regular Team Meetings, Anonymous Communications (surveys), Kickstart Project Manager liaising with Line Managers and Candidates and Exit Interviews. Data will be extracted from feedback methods above, in order, to understand what was successful, and whether this may be implemented in other areas, what improvements could be made (with specific examples and actions to secure improvement.) and
what went wrong (with specific examples and actions to end repetition) which are also reported to our Governance Board. We have a great culture at Spirit and are extremely proud of it. We all work hard and have fun doing it. It will be a great experience for the participants of this Scheme to understand that hard work is required but you are able to enjoy the work, the people around you and achieve goals at the same time as well as
Learning new skills, Acquiring an increased level of confidence,
Tangible proof of their role making a difference, A greater understanding of self, others and the workplace, A greater understanding where their strengths are skills wise, Ability and inclination to take the next steps into their careers and through training, increase the chances of success in a recruitment process.

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