Business Support Assistant (FIF07078)

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Ref no: FIF07078
Closes: Sunday, 23rd April 2017
Published: Friday, 14th April 2017
Location: Town House, 2 Wemyssfield, Kirkcaldy
Salary: £14,041 - £16,838 per year Pro Rata
Hours: 18.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Fife Council
Category: Administration / Clerical / Secretarial
Sub-category: General Administration Assistant

Job Description

Contract Type: Temporary until 26 March 2018

Interview Date: Week Commencing 8 May 2017

Providing an efficient and effective business support service in a professional manner
in line with business requirements with a customer-orientated approach, delivering a
service which is responsive to customer needs.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.


National 4 with core skills modules, SVQ1, 3 Standard of “O” Grades or Equivalent.

Confident user of IT applications, showing ability to use packages effectively.


To provide a comprehensive business support service such as:

• Maintaining computer systems and processes to support service delivery.
• Data/word processing.
• Preparing and distributing documentation.
• Mail handling.
• Scheduling meetings and appointments.
• Copying/printing.

The Individual

The applicant should have experience of providing business support in an office
environment and be able to demonstrate their ability to use current computer based
applications to carry out a range of duties.

Good communication skills are necessary including an awareness of customer care with telephone, email, and face to face enquires.

Confidentiality awareness is essential. The applicant should also be able to work as part of a team or on their own as required. The ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines is also desirable.

In Fife Council how we work matters and you will be responsible for being a role
model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council
• Taking ownership
• Focusing on customers
• Working together
• Embracing technology & information
• Delivering results

For further information please contact: Jenny Fletcher on 03451 55 55 55 Ext: 493933 or email