Senior Business Support Assistant - Council Support (Engineering Services)
- Penston House, Macmerry, Tranent, EH33 1EX
- £20,530 - £22,100 per year
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 35 hours per week
- Work From Home:
Hourly rate of pay: £11.25-£12.11
Days and Hours of Work:
Monday - Thursday, 09:00-17:00
Start date to be confirmed
An opportunity has arisen for a full-time Senior Business Support Assistant to join our Council Support team located at Penston House, Macmerry. We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced administrator, assisting with an range of administrative activities.
Good communication and numeracy skills are required and you should be able to establish good working relationships with all levels of staff and have proven organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise your workload and use your own initiative. You will have a commitment to delivering a high quality of customer service. A high level of flexibility is required as duties may change as the needs of the team changes.
To provide general administrative, clerical and business support within the service area as advertised.
Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.
The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work. Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours. Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.
Educated to ‘Higher’ level, NC or SVQ level 2 in English and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.
The preferred candidate for this position may be subject to a Basic Disclosure Check carried out by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.
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