Part Time Administration Assistant

Reference
Service Northamptonshire County Council
Contract Type Temporary
Duration Initial 3 months
Location Northamptonshire
Job Type Part-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week 22
Rate £8.21 per hour

About the job:

We are recruiting on behalf of Northamptonshire County Council for a part-time Administration Assistant to provide effective business support and facilities management of a children’s services locality hub.

This is a part time role, for an initial three months.

  • Provide an effective, polite and courteous welcoming service in a Children’s Service Location.
  • Co-ordinate events effectively within the locality, taking meeting bookings and ensuring the location is prepared appropriately.
  • Co-ordinate, monitor and distribute stocks of office supplies, minimising waste and maintaining effective operation of the service.
  • Work with the Locality Team Leader to monitor and ensure the location remains compliant with building health and safety requirements, including liaising with corporate property services to arrange maintenance and flag any concerns.
  • Respond to queries and requests for support from the teams within the Location in a consistent and effective way.
  • Work closely and jointly with the other Administrators as required to ensure continuity of support for Children Services and undertake other tasks as appropriate to the role to meet the needs of the business.
  • Demonstrate awareness/understanding of equal opportunities and other people’s behavioural, physical, social and welfare needs.
  • Ensure that reasonable care is taken at all times for the health, safety and welfare of yourself and other persons, and to comply with the policies and procedures relating to health and safety within the department.
  • Numeracy, analytical, and attention to detail.
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to effectively communication across myriad channels.
  • Competent in the use of IT.
  • Previous experience of working or volunteering in a customer focused role.
  • Experience of working with a fast changing, dynamic environment.
  • Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent professional qualification or business experience.
  • Holiday entitlement of up to 31 days per annum, pro rata (including bank holidays)
  • Permanent equivalent council pay rates offered after 12 weeks
  • 3% pension contribution from employer
  • Flexible working hours
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  • Opportunity to apply for permanent positions as an ‘internal candidate’
  • Gain experience to support permanent applications

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