Administration Assistant (Wales & West)

FTE £16000 - £17000 p/a
Role type:
Full Time, Part Time, All Year Post
30 - 37hrs weekly, 52 weeks per year
Contract type:
Fixed Term Contract
Length of fixed term contract:
12 months
All year post
Closing Date:
Interview Date(s):
Job Details:

National Star enables people with disabilities to realise their potential through personalised learning, transition & residential services. National Star has grown and diversified from its college campus in Cheltenham, now delivering a wider range of services, programmes and activities for people with disabilities within the Wales & West Region, including services such as Day Education, Therapy Services, and Long Term Residential Living in Hereford, Pontypool, Gloucester & Malvern.

Due to continued expansion within the Wales & West region National Star require an Administration Assistant to support the Head of Services (Wales &West) to maintain an outstanding provision to learners, residents and stakeholders. The role is based at our office in Hereford, however there will be a periodic requirement to travel to and work within the other services in the Wales & West region and at the main campus in Cheltenham. 

The successful candidate will provide a professional and confidential administration service and support to the Head of Services, maximising effectiveness and efficiency, and providing high level administrative support and co-ordination. Candidates need to have excellent interpersonal skills; be proactive, creative and forward thinking; enjoy networking and planning, as well as having experience in a similar administration role.

The role is 30-37 hours per week (Negotiable)

Important Information

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2018 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system, please call the HR Team on 01242 527631 or email

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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