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    Admin & Clerical

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  • Salary:

    £10.41 - £11.41 per hour

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

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We have an exciting opportunity for an Administrator to join our busy offices based in Bournemouth on a temporary basis for 3 months with the possibility of an extension. We are looking for someone to start ASAP, working 37 hours per week, at £10.41 p/h.

As the Administrator, your main duties will include:

  • To receive, open and verify mail and register receipt of Local Land Charges and Commons Searches, including verification of fees received and taking responsibility for handling and requesting of payments, i.e. cash and cheques, balancing day to day accounts and correctly attending the cash office.
  • To take action on routine correspondence, telephone enquiries, Personal Searches and enquiries from other departments arising from and relating to the work of the section.
  • Develop and maintain an awareness of legislation and initiatives affecting the Local Land Charges service and assist with their implementation.
  • Attending to those carrying our Personal Searches in a professional, courteous and helpful manner, ensuring the collection of the appropriate fee and that this is properly accounted for.
  • Dealing with a personal workload and making appropriate decisions displaying the ability to prioritise and work under pressure to meet demands.
  • Being competent and confident in I.T and keeping up to date with changes to the data system currently in the process of being adopted by the Service. Ensuring that Local Land Charges data is transferred correctly participating in cross-departmental working.
  • To liaise with other departments of the Council and applicants where necessary to complete searches and ensure that timescales are adhered to.
  • Assist from time to time with matters within the Legal Service.

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

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience of interrogating and extracting information from data systems using a variety of programmes
  • Basic typing and word processing skills
  • Ability to read and interpret ordnance survey and other maps.
  • Ability to relate textual information to ordnance survey maps
  • A working knowledge of the functions and operations of the Council and associated legislation related to Local Searches
  • Good geographical knowledge of the district of West Berkshire.
  • Experience of working with Local Land Charges or Commons Registration.

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