SLA03496 - Clerical Assistant

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Ref no: SLA03496
Closes: Sunday, 17th December 2017
Published: Thursday, 7th December 2017
Location: Brandon House Business Centre, Brandon Street, Hamilton
Rate: £9.83 - £10.28 per hour
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: South Lanarkshire
Category: Administration / Clerical / Secretarial
Sub-category: General Administration Assistant

Job Description

Housing & Technical Resources 

Location: Brandon House Business Centre, Brandon Street, Hamilton

Hours:     35 hours per week

Duration: Fixed Term 13 weeks

A challenging role has arisen which requires a self motivated individual, with strong organisational skills, to provide a first class clerical support service to officers within our Estates Team and Business Centre Tenants. 

You will undertake a wide range of clerical duties in accordance with predetermined procedures, working to targets and deadlines. You will be involved in dealing with complex enquiries from internal and external customers. It is essential therefore, that you possess excellent communication skills and a commitment to the principles of customer care. 

You will be required to demonstrate excellent IT skills including, Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel. You will also be required to demonstrate previous experience of maintenance, development and interrogation of database systems for use in the production of corporate standard documents. 

This role demands you work in a highly professional manner, exercising confidentiality and discretion at all times and that you are able to respond effectively to changing priorities. The post holder will be required on occasion to provide clerical cover at a business centre and therefore should be comfortable lone working. 

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.
As this post involves accessing the public services network, the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made. 

Additional information for Internal Applicants – As this is a Fixed Term position, prior to making your application, please discuss your potential application with your current Line Manager.  In the event that you are being considered for this post, your release to undertake this internal fixed term opportunity would need to be agreed in advance and managed by the service/s or resource/s. 

Delivering a Fairer Future – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from male applicants. 

As the application process has changed, we recommend you familiarise yourself with the revised format and content of the form by clicking on the following link to access the applicant user guide. 

Applicant User Guide 

Applications online

Closing date: Sunday 17th December 2017

Please note all correspondence with be sent to your email account.

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position




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