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Admin Assistant

  • Location

    Ilkeston, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Admin & Clerical

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  • Salary:

    £7.7 - £8.7 per hour

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months +

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  • Expiry date:


We have an exciting opportunity for an Admin Assistant to join our client's offices based in Ilkeston on a temporary contract basis for months with the possibility of an extension. The client is looking for someone to start ASAP, working full time, 37 hours per week at £8.21 p/h PAYE.

As the Admin Assistant, your main duties will include:

  • Undertake thorough and consistent financial assessments of applications to the Derbyshire Discretionary Fund in line with departmental policies and guidance.
  • Assist in the administration process of successful applications to ensure prompt and accurate awards/payments are made. In this respect, the accurate and timely maintenance of payments systems will be required.
  • To ensure that applicants' records are maintained in an effective manner.
  • To provide advice and information regarding the DDF process to applicants, their representatives and to staff, to assist with the delivery of an effective service.
  • To liaise with professionals and colleagues from external agencies to gather information, convey decisions, and build wider understanding of the work of the Discretionary Fund.
  • Have an awareness of national welfare benefits legislation and procedures
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of the local "wider provision" that might be appropriately available to applicants.
  • Assist in the briefing/training of staff in other teams/departments about the scope and work of the Derbyshire Discretionary Fund.

To be successful for this Admin Assistant post you will need to have:

  • Broad administration or finance
  • Liaising with external agencies
  • Effective team working
  • Dealing with members of the public with sensitivity and tact
  • Decision making in the complex but well-structured framework.

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