PAPYRUS is the national UK charity dedicated to the prevention of suicide and the promotion of positive mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people.

Administration Officer – West Midlands

PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide is the national charity for the prevention of young suicide, founded in 1997. We have grown very successfully since then and currently have bases in Warrington, Birmingham, London, Cardiff and Belfast.

We are looking to recruit an Administration Officer in Birmingham to provide a full and effective comprehensive range of administrative support to workstreams/projects, which will enable the charity to fulfil its function within the region to a high-quality standard. The successful candidate will initially work from home.

To be successful in this role you will have:

• Demonstrable experience in an office administrator role or equivalent including diary management, dealing with correspondence, preparation of meeting papers and general administrative duties

• A good working knowledge of Microsoft packages (e.g. Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and hands on IT experience of database packages including electronic filing systems and online platforms

• Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage the time of self, prioritising tasks to meet challenging deadlines

• High level of customer service skills

Salary: NJC scale spinal point 4 – 6 (£18,933 - £19,698)

Please visit our website to review the full job description and person specification for the role. To apply for the position please complete the application form on our website here detailing how you meet the criteria for the role.

Please return your completed application to [email protected] or to HR, PAPYRUS, Unit 1 Bankside, Warrington, WA1 1UP.

Closing date: 29th October 2021 Interview Date: W/C 15th November 2021

PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

PAPYRUS is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk that interact with the organisation. The organisation recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The group expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.