Senior Clerical Assistant, HART

Perth & Kinross Council


£19,127 to £20,553 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: PKC07875

Job Description

Senior Clerical Assistant, HART PKC07875
£19,127 - £20,553 Fixed Term (until 31/3/2022)
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth PH1 5GD
Would you like to work in a role where you are making a real difference to people’s lives within our communities? Are you caring, compassionate and looking to work in an environment which encourages you to develop your skills and experience in health and social care? The role will allow and require you to demonstrate your experience of multi-disciplinary working and be committed to working closely with colleagues from other disciplines. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to come and join us. This is a really important post within the team and would require you to operate departmental systems, including databases and spreadsheet applications for the accurate input, collation and retrieval of information. You will also assist and carry out searches as required on computerised service user information system, collating standard reports as required. This is a fast paced role and other activities would include; 
Gather Assessment information from Health professionals and input to client database
Input Assessments and care plans 
Stock control of Protective Clothing/Equipment/Stationery for service
Check any invoices with regards to stationery orders, uniform etc. and pass to finance
Assist in maintaining the filing system to ensure efficient and effective retrieval of documents and materials
General typing of letters, memoranda, forms and photocopying as required
Organising, preparing and minute taking for meetings
Assist in the receiving of mail and preparation of outgoing mail
Maintain a professional approach responding to all queries from the public, Council employees and outside Agencies in an efficient and courteous manner, using initiative to resolve problems; personally and by the telephone both internally and externally
Ensure the appropriate degree of confidentiality in all work undertaken
To provide cover for other members of the Access/ Reablement teams as and when required.
Receive telephone enquiries and take appropriate action as required

The Individual

There is an expectation that short listed candidates will meet all the requirements stated in the job specific requirements attached.
If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Holly Graham on 01738 476716.
When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide current contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your present or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current 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.
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.
A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.
Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.
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