Senior Administrator

  • Location
    Dorchester, Dorset
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Admin and Secretarial
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Administrator

Senior Administrator

We currently have an exciting vacancy with Devon & Cornwall and Dorset Police for an Administration Services Officer. This position is to be based out of the Police HQ In Winfrith, Dorset with the option of home working. You will line manage administrators in a designated administrative hub, providing essential support and information to enable them to perform efficiently and effectively.


  • Assess current workloads and skills across the administrative team in order to ensure the most effective deployment of staff

  • Ensure appropriate training is undertaken

  • Manage designated Principals diary commitments to ensure the daily schedule of work is co-ordinated effectively, categorising and prioritising workflow

  • Update key departmental action plans

  • Keep effective record management systems

  • Provide day to day support


  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with people at all levels

  • Excellent organisational skills with experience of planning and prioritising a high volume workload

  • Experience of supervising teams and individuals

  • The ability to work on own initiative and unsupervised

What we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work as part of Devon & Cornwall and Dorset Police - and as such have the ability to apply for permanent vacancies advertised internally

  • Free parking

  • Paid annual leave

  • The ability to apply for a 'Blue Light' discount card

  • Access to highly discounted gym facilities

  • Access to Adecco Boost - including free eye sight test, discounted vouchers and 24/7 wellbeing centre

For more information, please contact either Megan or Tricia on 01392260634

Please note, the successful applicant will be subject to stringent vetting and referencing checks prior to commencing employment.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Megan Wallace