Job Title: Administration Officer

Contact: Emma Williams, HR Initiatives Limited

Location: Milton Keynes

Contract: Part Time Permanent (25 hours) Monday to Friday

Salary: £14,333.00 (pro-rata for part time working) [FTE £21,500.00]

Benefits: 22 days annual leave plus benefits (pro-rata for part time working).

Healthwatch Milton Keynes is here to help improve local health and social care services and make sure they work for the people of Milton Keynes. Our mission is to be an independent organisation, providing an effective local voice for people in Milton Keynes, influencing and shaping health and social care services to meet their needs.

The new post of Administration Officer will be responsible for providing administrative support for Healthwatch Milton Keynes and personal assistant support to the CEO; Ensure the smooth running of the day-to-day office functions including record keeping, data management, financial administration and human resources records.

Duties will include supporting the CEO and Deputy CEO to process and maintain membership/stakeholder data in line with Information Governance Policy;

Undertake bookkeeping for the organisation; Manage the petty cash system for Healthwatch Milton Keynes; Support the CEO in the preparation of annual budgets, forecasts and monthly management accounts for the Board of Trustees; Ensure the accurate record keeping of the organisation’s records and ensure that electronic and paper records for all staff and volunteers are accurate, and maintained to a high standard.

Candidates should possess knowledge of bookkeeping and record keeping in line with GDPR; report writing and communication skills.

Candidates should possess good IT skills; be numerate and literate; with excellent interpersonal skills. Previous experience of working within a Social Care or Healthcare setting is highly desirable.

For a full job description, organisation brief and an application pack, please visit our website at:

Further details about Healthwatch Milton Keynes CIO and our activities can also be found there.

Closing date: 09.00a.m. Wednesday 8th August 2018

Interview dates between: Tuesday 28th August 2018 to Friday 7th September

Healthwatch MK CIO is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities.  The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous criminal offences and to provide an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.