Admin Assistant - Level 3.1859
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Closed for applications on 18/06/2021 00:00
£19,312 - £19,698
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
"This vacancy is being advertising internally in the first instance to employees and agency workers of Northumberland County Council. Where it is not possible to appoint from the existing workforce, the vacancy may subsequently be released to external candidates. Please note that employees working within a school are not considered as internal applicants. If you apply for this position and are not an internal applicant by this description your application will not be processed. Admin Assistant fixed term to 25/04/2022 An opportunity has arisen for a temporary Admin Assistant Level 3 to cover maternity leave within the Area Management Team, Revenues & Benefits Service. The Council Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate. For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working The Service The Area Management Team are part of the Council’s Revenues and Benefits Service based in Ashington. The Revenues and Benefits Service primary Revenues functions are the billing and collection of Council Tax, Business Rates and Sundry Debt. The primary Benefit functions are the assessment of entitlement for Housing Benefit, Council Tax Support, Blue Badges, Concessionary Travel, Free School Meals and Northumberland Emergency Transition Support (NETS) scheme as well as the payment of housing benefit and the collection of overpayments. The Area Management Team is a central admin team consisting of 5 FTE Admin Assistant’s providing support to the above functions of the service. The role The role is part of a team responsible for all incoming and outgoing mail. The team supports the service and managers with all administrative tasks, providing a high-quality service. A key part of the role is to accurately index high volumes of Revenues & Benefits incoming mail onto the Council's document management system, Information at Work. Considerable experience in a similar role using Microsoft Office applications and scanning & indexing onto a document management system is required. Also, the ability to prioritise workloads, meet tight timescales and perform well under pressure from deadlines. The successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic, self-motivated, and proactive with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The role is key to maintaining high performing services. You should have attention to detail and a positive attitude, experience of dealing with incoming and outgoing mail and able to support change in this area. You must be able to work on your own initiative and contribute to the success of the team. We are offering: A starting salary of £19,312 - £19,698 (Band"
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