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Administrative Assistant

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Band 3 Administrative Assistant - Short Term Support Service South East Team
 
We are seeking to recruit an Admin Assistant to join our Short Term Support Service based in South East Northumberland. This is a fantastic opportunity for skills to be developed and nurtured in a community setting. You will use your administrative skills and join friendly teams based at The Harbour Suite at Blyth Community Hospital. 

The successful applicant will provide a comprehensive admin service including:

  • Dealing with client referrals into the service
  • Maintaining databases
  • Using Swift and other bespoke systems
  • Other admin duties such as answering the telephones, filing, photocopying, adding and creating client files. 
We require a good team player who is enthusiastic, flexible and adaptable with a high level of communication skills (both written and verbal). If this is you, we want to hear from you! 

This position is full time, 37 hours and fixed term for 12 months.

Northumberland is world-renowned as a visitor destination and an ideal location to strike a perfect work/life balance. There is no better way of enjoying the picturesque scenery and stunning coastline than on an everyday basis!

Why choose us?
We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including: 
  • 26 days annual leave plus public/bank holidays, rising to 31 days after 5 years of service (pro rata for part-time employees) 
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Flexi scheme – up to 2 days flexible leave available per month 
  • Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands 
  • Car leasing scheme 
  • A range of salary sacrifice schemes are available 
  • Staff networks - run by staff, for staff, providing opportunities for peer networking, mutual support, staff development e.g. Apprenticeship, Armed Forces, ASD, Enable (disability), LGBT+, Menopause, Mental Wellbeing, Racial Equality 

Further information
Please note the closing date for this post is midnight on 21st June 2024. 

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme, please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk or ring 01670 623930 with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored into the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview, please also let the team know.  This information will be treated as confidential and will only be used to check that you meet the essential requirements of the post.   

Alternative application format: 
British Sign Language: northumberlandcc-cs.signvideo.net   
For those with speech difficulties or hearing loss: Text relay service dial 018001 01670 623930 

Although we advertise on North East Jobs, and other websites, your application process will be directed to our Tribepad system.  Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered on Tribepad, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Please check your emails regularly, including Spam/Junk, after the closing dates for notifications. 
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