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Data Administrator

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Admin & Clerical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £16.02 - £16.82 per hour

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months

  • Start date:


  • Expiry date:


Our client is seeking a Data Administrator on an initial 2 month contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours:

36 Hours per week

Monday - Friday

Pay Rate:

£16.02 p/h

Job Purpose:

To support the letterbox service for ALS.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To organise and arrange indirect contact as agreed in Adoption Support Plans.
  • To create and maintain an up to date database of letterbox contact to ensure that letters are received and sent at appropriate times per the Adoption Support Plan.
  • To keep appropriate records and tracking.
  • To understand appropriate language in letters, gifts and photos in indirect contact.
  • To organise and support adopters and birth families about the types of appropriate contact.
  • To liaise with birth families and adopters to ensure the contact is fit for purpose
  • The ability to redact files sensitive information and discuss appropriate letterbox content with adopters and birth families.
  • To keep case management records and data up to date and upload copies of letters received.
  • To provide advice and support to birth and adoptive families about letterbox contact to ensure all contact is arranged per the Adoption Support Plan.
  • To liaise with the Letterbox Lead where there are issues about letterbox contact.
  • To undertake contact reviews with social work teams as required.
  • To assist with support workshops and feedback systems for adopters, children and birth families.

Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge regarding the types of contact in post adoption and appropriate letterbox content and expectations.
  • Understanding about safeguarding practices in relation to post adoption contact.
  • Awareness of, and sensitivity to, the needs of vulnerable children and their families.
  • Understanding of the role and responsibilities of the Children services function.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Achieving a range of tasks whilst managing competing priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to deal with people in a sensitive and appropriate manner.
  • Understanding of best practice models within Social Work, with and commitment to the underlying principles of openness, transparency, leadership and accountability.
  • Ability to understand and retain information about children cases including social work interventions and the roles of different agencies in meeting children needs.
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports, including summarising information about children and families and drafting letters to members of the public and other agencies.
  • Computer literacy and the necessary skills to maximise the potential of information management systems and produce good quality data in a variety of formats.
  • Ability to manage competing demands, work methodically, think systematically and achieve targets.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, engaging and sharing information with colleagues and external partners.
  • Drafting correspondence and writing reports for a range of different audiences.
  • Working with word processing packages at a speed commensurate with the responsibilities of the role.

For this job role you will need the following:

- You are eligible to work in the UK.

- Last 2 employers names.

- Enhanced DBS.

- 5 Years written Referencing (All gaps verified).

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