Clerical Assistant - ORK03577

Orkney Islands Council

  • Location: Kirkwall
  • £16,522 to £17,264 per annum, G335
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ORK03577


Glaitness Centre

Clerical Assistant

12 hours per week
£18,709 - £19,421 pro rata (including Distant Islands Allowance)

We require a Clerical Assistant to join the team at the Physical Disability Service within Orkney Health and Care. The successful candidate will provide all aspects of administrative support to the Registered Manager, the Senior Social Care Worker and the wider service as required.

Experience in general administrative, reception duties and in the use of computerised systems and are essential. You will be skilled in the use of databases and spreadsheets. Duties will include processing and monitoring financial and payroll information, maintaining records, producing monthly returns within this varied, but demanding environment.

You will have a good understanding of office systems and procedures. You must be highly motivated and have a flexible approach to all aspects of work. Communication and organisational skills must be of the highest standard as you will be required to work as part of a team liaising with service users, families and home carers, social care coordinators and external agencies and professionals.

The successful candidate will hold a minimum of an SVQ2 or equivalent level qualification in a relevant subject OR, where the essential qualification is not held, a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working in an administrative role is required.

This post is subject to Basic Disclosure Scotland clearance.

For an informal discussion, please contact Dominic Wilson, Registered Manager, telephone: (01856) 871960.

Closing Date: Sunday 1 September 2019

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

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