Senior Administrative Assistant

Up to £10,000
26 Oct 2020
31 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you available immediately and looking for the next challenge in your career?

Hampshire County Council are currently recruiting for a Senior Administrative Assistant based in Hampshire to start as soon as possible on a 3 month temporary contract with the potential of being extended

In the role of Senior Administrative Assistant, the purpose of the role is to develop and implement a comprehensive, effective and efficient administrative support service to meet business requirements

Role Responsibilities
  • Compilation of routine letters, e-mails & word processing of other correspondence including letters, mailshots & reports as required by teams/management
  • Data inputting, updating & maintenance of client information system (AIS), including compilation of statistics for management information, with the use of Excel spread sheets
  • Scheduling of meetings, booking venues and refreshments as required
  • To undertake any training required for job role
  • Ordering of stationery (Where appropriate)

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Experience of providing a frontline service to customers, particularly by phone
  • Effective communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to prioritise workload, multi-tasking with minimal supervision & adapting to changing priorities
  • Experience of working with confidential/sensitive information
  • Ability to compile routine letters, e-mails and other correspondence
  • Input & interrogation of computerised information using databases
  • Aptitude to learn bespoke IT systems
  • An excellent team player with a flexible approach
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to build/maintain good working relationships with managers & staff
  • Awareness of equalities issues and anti-discriminatory practice
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • General administrative experience
  • Ability to meet the travel requirements of the role

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Experience of working in Public Sector environment or similar
  • Experience of using AIS IT System

Essential Qualifications
  • Good standard of education including GCSE or equivalent grades A-C in Maths and English
  • RSA in Typing/Word Processing

Desirable Qualifications
  • NVQ in Administration or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of AIS/ESCR

Additional Information
  • The role of Senior Administrative Assistant is a 3 month temporary position to start as soon as possible with the possibility of an extension
  • The hourly rate on the role is £9.74, Monday - Thursday 0830 - 1700 and Friday 0830 - 1630
  • The role is working from home with the occasional travel to the office
  • We are looking for 2 full time and 1 part time members of staff. The part time hours are flexible as agreed by the hiring manager

If this is the ideal role for you, please click the apply button or send your CV direct to Alanna O'Connor - alanna.o'

Connect2Hampshire, part of Hampshire & Kent Commercial Services LLP, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.