Group Secretariat / Admin – Children’s Services

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Group Secretariat / Admin – Children’s Services
GATESHEAD, Tyne & Wear
Contract / Temporary

Gateshead 1004762514807465

Posted: 2nd February 2024 10:05
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  • Pay Rate:

    £13.17 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • GATESHEAD, Tyne & Wear,

    NE8 1HH

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Temporary Group Secretariat / Admin – Children’s Services

Reference no: Gateshead 1004762514807465

Pay rate: £13.17 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 3 months   

City: GATESHEAD, Tyne & Wear

Basic DBS required for this role

Minute taking skills and experience are essential for this role

The team requires an experienced secretariat to carry out a range of secretarial duties with limited supervision, which may involve written, telephone or face to face contact with the public or internal colleagues and the application of organisational procedures and systems. To provide a comprehensive administrative/secretarial service to the team, to ensure the smooth running of the Department.

Key responsibilities:

  • Record, action, manage and distribute where appropriate, all correspondence received.
  • Organise meetings as required. Ensure the timely preparation of agendas and supporting documentation and minute taking of meetings.
  • Support the secretarial needs of the team undertaking any other secretarial support work as directed.

 

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.


Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).
  • Minute taking skills and experience are essential for this role.

 

***Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.

Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.

 

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Job Ref: Gateshead 1004762514807465
Group Secretariat / Admin – Children’s Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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Job Ref: Gateshead 1004762514807465
Group Secretariat / Admin – Children’s Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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