Senior Clerical Assistant, St. Martin's House, Perth (PKC05224)

Perth & Kinross Council

  • Location: Perth
  • £17,174 to £18,714 per annum, GE3
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: PKC05224

Job Description

Senior Clerical Assistant, Perth (Permanent) - PKC05224
£17,174 - £18,714
St. Martin's House, King Edward Street, Perth

This is a varied and interesting Senior Clerical Assistant role within a very busy team. You will provide an efficient and effective clerical/admin support within the Community Safety Service.

The role is required to support the Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) Panel and High Risk Adult Review Group (HRARG) coupled with updating the Flare (Management Information System), by way of extracting information from the Community Wardens activity logs on a daily basis.

The role will provide a comprehensive minute taking service for (MAPPA), a panel of members from NHS Tayside, Police Scotland, internal Local Authority Services and various Third Sector Support Agencies. The panel meets fortnightly to review on average, three client cases. There are set timescales for the completion of minutes, therefore the ability to meet deadlines is essential.

An aptitude to update information to a variety of database systems is essential combined with the ability to transpose information from one system to another, incorporating excellent analytical skills. We are seeking a confident individual ensuring close attention to detail and the ability to deal with confidential client information sensitively and appropriately.


For further information on this post, please contact Gillian Patterson or Mary Paton on 01738 444244.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.


The Individual

You must have good organisational skills coupled with proven communication skills.

Given that you will be working within a small team, you must be a good team player and will therefore be required to cover for your colleagues as and when required.

Accuracy and attention to detail are essential ensuring all information is recorded accurately and securely.

You will be computer literate in Microsoft packages with good IT skills, including the ability to develop/manage databases, and a general awareness of IT applications is essential.

Excellent word processing skills and minute taking experience are essential to this post, combined with the ability to meet demanding timescales. An aptitude for analytical problem solving would be beneficial to the role.

A minimum of 2 years experience of working in an office environment, providing administration and clerical duties is essential.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

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