Administrators – Cambridgeshire County Council

Service Cambridgeshire County Council
Contract Type Temporary
Duration Various
Location Cambridgeshire
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week Various
Rate From £7.50 to £10.00 per hour

About the job:

We are regularly seeking administrators/business support officers to provide temporary administrative support to a number of teams/directorates within Cambridgeshire County Council.

Responsibilities may vary between each individual role, however a general job description for an administrator can be found below.

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  • Minute taking
  • Data entry/cleansing
  • First response customer service
  • Diary management
  • Filing, scanning and archiving
  • Correspondence via email, telephone or face to face
  • Sorting post
  • Excellent skills in communication and customer service
  • A polite and confident telephone manner
  • An ability to organise and prioritise workload to meet deadlines
  • A good working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft packages (including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).

Whilst previous experience in an administrative role is preferred, excellent communication skills and a ‘can do’ attitude and willingness to learn are just as valuable.

  • Permanent equivalent council pay rates from commencement
  • Holiday entitlement of up to 31 days per annum (pro rata), including bank holidays
  • Pension contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunity to apply for permanent positions as an ‘internal candidate’
  • Consultants based on site in Shire Hall
  • Gain experience to support permanent applications
  • Opus candidates are first to hear about all temporary jobs in Cambridgeshire County Council

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