SLA05985 - Clerical Assistant (DFF) - SLA05985

South Lanarkshire Council

  • Location: Hamilton
  • £17,008 to £18,851 per annum, Grade 1 Level 1-3
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: SLA05985

Job Description

Fixed Term for 23 months

We are seeking enthusiastic people to join our Support Services Team within Council Headquarters in Hamilton.

The successful candidate will provide a range of clerical tasks including -

Carry out word processing, filing, faxing, copying and mail logging/distribution.

Prepare standard documents, letters, reports. Update appropriate databases. Deal with enquiries and correspondence from internal/external customers. Prepare meeting agendas, take minutes and distribute minutes. Book accommodation and catering for meetings/training events. Undertake reception duties and give general advice. Process invoices/orders/petty cash. Arrange meetings and advise participants of details. To ensure the security of the building is maintained, and act as a key-holder as required. Deal with confidential reports, memos, mail and enquiries. Log complaints, pass to responsible Officer, ensuring Corporate Standards are followed. Validate invoices, reconcile journals, process debtors.

You should possess excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent word processing skills, together with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Outlook and Excel.




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.

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.

Applications online

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 behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

Applications must be made online at

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