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Sending out information packages, Electoral Office Searches, filing, phone calls, type letters
Administration Officer (Former Employee) –  Meadowbank, N4 July 2013
A typical day at work would be to
Field phone calls for Case Workers
Send out adoption information packages to prospective parents
Receive and acknowledge mail from Birth Parents/Adoptive Parents and/or Adoptees
Filing
Photocopying
Processing information packages
Mailing
Searching, updating, merging and creating plans on KiDS database
Carry out searches at Electoral Office
Create payment forms
Type letters
Creating new files
Organise and process seminar material
Re-organise filing system

I learned how to carry out searches at the Electoral Office
I learned much about the adoption process

Management was not friendly.
Co-workers were very cooperative.

The hardest part of the job was seeing how overworked the case-workers were.

The most enjoyable part of the job was receiving mail from grateful parents and preparing notes for seminars.
Pros
Preparation for seminars
Cons
Management unfriendly
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4.1Work/Life Balance
3.9Salary/Benefits
4.2Job Security/Advancement
3.8Management
4.1Culture