Administrative Support Assistant

  • Part time
  • £17,579 – £19,759 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th January 2021

  • Advertised from 13th January 2021
  • 17.5 hours
  • CFS21/01


We are looking for an Administrative Support Assistant to be part of an effective team that supports and monitors Safeguarders, works with partner agencies and delivers all other operational tasks associated with Safeguarder appointments.

The Safeguarders Panel Team at Children 1st is now established as an integral feature of the Children’s Hearing landscape. We have recently been successful in winning the new contract for the Safeguarder’s Panel Team until at least June 2022 (potentially 2024). Children 1st is contracted by Scottish Government to assist Scottish Ministers with the management, operation and monitoring of the national Safeguarders Panel.

In the role of Administrative Support Assistant, you will provide critical support to assist with the effective delivery of the Safeguarder Panel Team contract, which will include handling enquiries; monitoring shared Safeguarders Panel inbox; co-ordinating diaries; minute taking; organising meetings / training venues; updating of confidential records and files and maintaining data systems.

You must have a good standard of education, previous experience in an administrative role, experience of organising training or similar events and team working in an office environment.

This is a part time, fixed term role of 17.5 hours per week funded initially until 30 June 2022.

Application notes

To view the Job Description, Person specification and to apply, please visit

Closing date: Friday 29 January 2021.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Wednesday 17 February 2021.

The selection process will include seeking PVG Scheme/Disclosure information.

Children 1st is the working name of the Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Registered Charity No: SC016092

Equal opportunities matter to Children 1st