Administrative Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/03/2019 23:59
£16,863 - £17,391 (pro-rata to hours worked)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
An approved team location, however, you may be required to work at any Durham County Council location.
Post Number:
CYPS/19/14A, V4438, S046433
Closing date:
19 Mar
Further Information

Children and Young Peoples Services
Operational Support

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/19/14A

Post title: Administrative Assistant (Permanence) – part time (18.5 hours per week), temporary until 31/03/2020

Salary: £16,863 - £17,391 Grade 2 (pro-rata to hours worked)

Job Location: the post will be based in Chester-Le-Street, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.

We are seeking to appoint a part time, temporary Administrative Assistant to play an active part as a team member in providing service support to users of our services.

Listed below are some of the duties this role will be primarily responsible for:

• giving a high quality clerical support service
• creating and maintaining effective manual and electronic filing systems
• answering incoming telephone calls and taking accurate messages
• ensuring that incoming and outgoing mail is received, sorted and distributed
• providing a professional word processing service, producing a range of documents including letters, reports and presentations

Required qualifications: 4 GCSEs (A-C grades including English Language or Literature) OR GNVQ Intermediate in Business) OR NVQ 2 Business (or equivalent)

For further information about the post please contact Ann Lindley, on 03000 261515 or via e-mail at

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Thursday 28th March 2019.

PLEASE NOTE : this post is not open to job share

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email:

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.