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Administrative Assistant

  • Location

    Dorset, England

  • Sector:

    Admin & Clerical

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  • Salary:

    £9.07 - £9.52 per annum

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months

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  • Expiry date:


Our client is seeking an Administrative Assistant on the initial 2 month contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours-

37 hours per week

Monday - Friday

Pay Rate-

£9.07 p/h

Job Purpose-

- To provide clerical, administrative and secretarial support to officers within a designated function, either in support of a designated officer(s) or to the team as a whole.

- Undertake general clerical, administrative and secretarial duties, working on own initiative as required

Duties and Responsibilities-

- Undertake clerical and secretarial duties which may include word processing, arranging meetings, minute-taking, diary management, handling telephone calls and/or attending to visitors.

- Support the maintenance of data systems as appropriate by way of data input and/or extracting data to provide requested management and/or financial information.

- Maintain filing system, both manual and electronic, which may include information relating to the team.

- Undertake any clerical and administrative support duties specific to the post which may include updating spreadsheets, distributing questionnaires and ensuring pages on the website are up to date.

- Liaison with other staff and external customers, as a point of contact for the team. Providing advice as appropriate and/or referring enquiries to the relevant officer.

- Assisting with financial administrative procedures as required, such as processing travel claims.

- Where the post is based within the Children's Services Directorate, responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.

- Responsible for ensuring data quality and as such the integrity of management information through the proper use and safekeeping of data and record systems both manual and computerised.

- Any other lesser or comparable duties as required.

Skills and Responsibilities-

- Administrative

- Documentation Production/Maintaining

- Effective Communicator

- PC Literate

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