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Clerical Officer/Receptionist, Grade 3 (various posts - permanent/temporary/full-time/part-time)

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Closed for applications on 24/05/2018 23:59
£17,173 - £18,319 (pro-rata)
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Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
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Any County Council building within County Durham

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Closing date:
24 May

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This job is closed for applications.

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Children and Young Peoples Services
CYPS Locality and Operational Support

Clerical Officer/Receptionist
Salary: Grade 3 £17,173 - £18,319 (pro-rata to hours worked)

Job Location: Any County Council building within County Durham


We are currently undertaking a recruitment exercise to appoint enthusiastic and hard working applicants to fill a range of permanent and temporary Clerical Officer/Receptionist, full time and part time posts.

The post locations are situated countywide, working within Business Support, Locality Operational Support. Successful candidates will provide a professional receptionist and general administrative service which will assist the delivery of a high quality service which meets the needs of children, young people and families.

The post-holder will be required to:
• Provide a professional, effective and efficient front line response to visitors, callers and users of the Service;
• Deal effectively with incoming telephone calls and enquiries;
• Organise and produce information for display boards, including maintaining an up to date supply of leaflets;
• Maintain and ensure the reception area is welcoming at all times.
• Support the OPS/FF staff in the locality in the provision of general clerical and administrative support;
• General typing duties – reports, letters, genograms, chronologies etc.
• Assist with the with incoming & outgoing correspondence;
• Assist with the checking of stock levels and maintaining and ordering office stationery/equipment/leaflets;
• Create and maintain manual and electronic filing systems in accordance with appropriate File Management Procedures;
• Problem solving / reporting in relation to photocopier, PC’s and general IT navigation and building repairs;
• To provide a back up support service to the issuing of petty cash
• Assist with the administration and coordination of meetings, production of papers, schedules, venue bookings;
• To attend meetings and take minutes as required

Required qualifications: Minimum of 4 GCSE or GCE ‘O’ Levels (grade A-C) or CSE (Grade 1 only), including English Language or Literature or GNVQ Intermediate Level or NVQ Level 2 in a related subject.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information about the post please contact Ann Lindley on 03000 261515 or email ann.lindley@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Tuesday 5th June 2018.

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

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.

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