Clerical Assistant

Orkney Islands Council

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Administrative Services

Clerical Assistant

17.5 hours per week
Temporary up to 31 March 2018
£17,199 - £17,856 pro rata (including Distant Islands Allowance)

We require a Clerical Assistant to join the administration section within Orkney Health & Care. The successful candidate will work closely with the Administration Manager to ensure that a high level of clerical support is provided.

Your main duties will include receptionist duties, updating and maintaining statistical information, co-ordination of the Scottish Social Services Council registrations and wide-ranging clerical duties.
You will already have experience of working as an effective team member within an Administration team, excellent administration and computer skills, ideally using Microsoft Office Applications. You will need to be able to work under pressure to strict deadlines, use your own initiative, maintain confidentiality and be able to work unsupervised. We are looking for good communication and organisational skills as you will be part of a team liaising with Heads of Service, members of staff and the public.

The successful candidate will hold a minimum of an SVQ2 in Business Administration or have an equivalent level qualification in an administration related subject.

For an informal discussion regarding the above post please contact Melanie Slater, Administration Manager on 01856 873535 extension 2606 or

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 7 August 2017.

Closing date: Sunday 30 July 2017

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

Applications must be made online at

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