£20,000 + Outstanding benefits package
Advertising End Date
20 Sep 2021

Role & Department Overview

Are you an experienced administrator looking for a company that makes a difference in children’s lives? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

Who are we?

We are the leading provider of specialist education and care for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs, communication difficulties (such as autism spectrum disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome), ADHD or complex learning needs. Our purpose is delivering positive outcomes for our children, helping create life changing experiences and a future full of hope and aspiration. Learn More here: https://www.witherslackgroup.co.uk/

The role

To support our exciting growth plans we're looking for an Administrator to join our friendly, hardworking and dedicated Recruitment team, based at our beautiful location in Lupton. You will support our Children’s Homes, Schools and Therapeutic Teams with their administration, including:

  • Posting job adverts and arranging interviews
  • Supporting hiring managers with recruitment administration
  • Using our inhouse IT systems such as our Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
  • Work closely with department managers to ensure compliance
  • Dealing with all sorts of enquiries from candidates and colleagues, providing a great all-round administrative service
You will also make sure that our staff are recruited in line with safer recruitment practices, which is crucial to the safeguarding of our children and young people.
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Interview Date: Monday, 13 September 2021
Location: Lupton, Cumbria
To apply, please click HERE 

Job Description

Who are we looking for?

The successful applicant will be an people-focused administrator, having worked within a busy office environment. You will be able to demonstrate accuracy, computer literacy, an organised approach to your work and a keen eye for detail. As someone who can form good working relationships with colleagues based at different sites, you’ll enjoy multi-tasking and helping others.


We know you’re going to do great things, so we offer a salary and benefits package that’s among the best in our sector. You’ll enjoy a competitive salary, contributory pension (matched up to 5%), free parking, ongoing training, 35 days’ holiday (including bank holidays), Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance, a Cycle to Work scheme and a whole host of flexible benefits.

For an informal chat about the role please contact:  Katie Lawson – Resourcing Business Partner on 07741725975.

The Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

The Employment & Recruitment Service is recruiting on behalf of an external company not affiliated with Lancaster University.
Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment. 

Help and advice on making applications can be found on the Lancaster University Careers pages. Visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/careers.