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Job Reference: 57520

Administration Assistant

  • DurhamCounty Durham
  • £9.79 - £12.06 per hour
  • Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Administration Assistant to work in Durham. This position is initially for a period of 6 months and is paying from £9.79 – £12.06 per hour (PAYE and umbrella payment options are available).

The role:

The post holder will also work with other Support Services staff in Business Support to ensure service delivery. The post holder will also work when required in conjunction with other Managers who along with the Business Support Manager form part of the Resources Team.

Liaison with other Corporate Service functions will also be required in order to ensure “single” Council working is delivered.

The post holder will be responsible for providing Administrative Support in a customer Support Services team within Regeneration, Economy and Growth and Neighbourhoods and Climate Change Services and will work closely with the Heads of Service and Technical Staff to ensure the team are providing a quality back office support service.

Key Responsibilities:

      Challenging existing ways of working in order to develop lean systems with electronic data interchange, electronic filing and on-line input wherever possible.

Assist in the development of procedural guidance notes for all functions within the service.

To work with a customer focussed team approach.

To participate in team meetings and ensure effective and efficient channels of communication are facilitated.

Assist in identification of risks within the service area.

Promote a positive culture with colleagues and contributing to providing continuous service improvement.

Work with the team to ensure invoices are paid in accordance with P2P procedures.

Where required rotate duties with other members of staff in the section to ensure cover is provided at all times of absence.

Work with other colleagues in Business Support to ensure peaks and troughs in other areas are supported.

Ensure a professional approach to work is adopted at all times.

Work with the other Administration Assistants to ensure a quality service is provided to front line services at all times.

Ensure relevant Risk Assessments are carried out as appropriate to the section area.

Ensure post handling is carried out efficiently and effectively over the appropriate sites.

To work with other Support staff to assist in providing documents and reports to defend insurance claims.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Business Administration (or equivalent).
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: 2 years written references and proof of right to work in the UK.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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