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Closed for applications on 27/11/2023 23:59
£23,500 to £24,702 p.a. (Grade 4)
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Meadowfield Depot / County Hall, Durham plus Hybrid Working
A vacancy has arisen within Business Services for a full-time Administration Assistant.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a team supporting the Facilities Management team. The role requires you to work at both County Hall and Meadowfield Depot.
The duties include:
We are looking for an enthusiastic team player who takes pride in providing excellent customer-service. The successful candidate will have good communication skills, be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines and with a high degree of accuracy, be well-organised and flexible, have good IT skills and manage changing priorities. You will also need to be able to work unsupervised using your initiative.
- Placing orders, raising invoices, dealing with invoice queries
- Administering the access control system
- Creating staff ID’s and granting access to DCC sites
- Updating risk assessments on the intrant
- Monitoring an inbox and dealing with queries
- Providing general administrative support to the Facilities Management team.
We encourage you to contact Jamie Thompson via email at email@example.com or tel: 03000 269194 for an informal discussion about this role.
WHAT WILL I NEED:
You must have 5 GCSEs (grades A-C) or equivalent.
Please use the ‘Person Specification’ section of your application form to demonstrate that you have the essential and where possible, desirable experience, skills, and knowledge. Candidates who do not evidence that they meet the essential qualifications and experience listed on the person specification will not be short-listed.
In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.
It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 14th December 2023 via Microsoft Teams.
We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants that can show they meet all the essential criteria and have indicated they have a disability, are a looked after young person, care leaver or a veteran.
Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BENEFITS AND REWARDS:
We can offer you a range of employee benefits including competitive salaries, a generous leave entitlement of up to 32 days, a government pension scheme and various flexible and hybrid working options (benefits are subject to individual terms and conditions).
Take a look at our comprehensive rewards and benefits package at the link below:-
Durham County Council currently operates a hybrid working policy, for this specific role you will be required to be in the workplace for 3 to 4 days per week subject to the needs of the service, with remote working arrangements for the remainder of the day(s). This model is pro-rated for part time roles and arrangements are at managers discretion, alternatively you can work all of your contracted hours within the workplace if you prefer.
EQUALITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION:
We are a proud equal opportunities employer and recognise the value of difference, having a diverse talented workforce brings new ideas and new perspectives, which will facilitate growth and improvements to services.
As a Disability Confident Leader, we encourage applications from disabled people and can provide support throughout the recruitment process, for more information please refer to the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion page on our website.
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This job is closed for applications.