Administration Assistant

Closing Date:
March 20, 2018 at 12.00

Barnardo's Cymru


Barnardo’s Cymru are looking to recruit an Administration Assistant for their Beyond the Blue Service, Neath Emotional and Mental Wellbeing Services.

The post holder would be expected to work as part of an admin team and work to support services as and where required across the locality.

About Us:

Barnardo’s Emotional and Mental Wellbeing service and Coping with Loss Service will provide Counselling and Therapeutic interventions to children and young people as well as their parents on an individual, group and family basis.  The aim of the service will be to improve the emotional health and wellbeing and resilience of individuals and enable the development of effective coping strategies which will enable them to better cope with stresses and difficulties they may face.

Job Role:

Your role will include general administrative duties, secretarial duties and premises management.  General Administrative Duties such as maintaining appropriate record systems (e.g. children’s case files, family files, volunteer files, management and administrative records).  Also to maintain the Procedure Guide, Staff Directory and Staff Notes as required.  You will be expected to assist in the production of regular statistics/returns/forms on a range of topics.

Secretarial Duties such as assisting in the processing of incoming/outgoing post; to type letters and reports etc., using Word and Excel; to assist in maintaining appointment diaries and reminder systems and to arrange any meetings/appointments/events for visitors and external visits and provide all necessary facilities.  You will also be required to provide essential leave and sickness cover for the Service Administrator (e.g. passing invoices and expenses for payment, maintaining the petty cash system, receipt and banking of income).

Job Description available for download below:

English: Job Description

Welsh: Job Description Cymraeg

Additional Information:


Job Reference:  CYM450

Although this contract has a permanent status, please be aware that this post is subject to funding initially until 31st March 2020 (with a possible 2 year extension) and therefore should this funding not be extended further, you may be subject to a redundancy consultation or a TUPE arrangement.

Interview date:  TBC

To Apply:

For further information and to apply, please visit searching for reference CYM450

Closing date:  20 March 2018 at midday