Clerical Assistant, Auchterarder (PKC05100)

Perth & Kinross Council

  • Location: Auchterarder
  • £15,529 to £16,696 per annum, GE2
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: PKC05100

Job Description

Clerical Assistant, Auchterarder (PKC05100)
£15,529 - £16,696 (35 hours/week)
Parkdale Care Home, New School Lane, Auchterarder, PH3 1QN

Perth & Kinross Council is committed to providing the residents of the Perth & Kinross area with the ability to lead independent and dignified lives.

Parkdale Care Home is a small residential home in the heart of Auchterarder, offering support to older people who require permanent placements, respite or day care facilities.As a Clerical Assistant at Parkdale, you will provide an invaluable administrative service to the Co-ordinator and senior staff, the residents and other service users and their carers. Your role will require you to be the first point of contact when dealing with enquiries from all service users, their families, other professionals and members of the public. You will be a welcoming voice and provide help and assistance to those who need it, when they need it. The role will also involve providing statistical information, having responsibility for petty cash and resident’s banking needs, ensuring that invoices are paid or issued whenever required. This is a very varied role and no two days will be the same. You will have the opportunity to participate in on the job training and your continuous development will be encouraged and supported throughout your career with Perth & Kinross Council.

As an employee of Perth & Kinross Council you will have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits such as receiving a generous annual leave entitlement, access to the flexi scheme, automatic membership of our pension scheme (unless you choose to opt out) and many more.

To be successful in this role, you will have up to date ICT skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office. You will be honest and trustworthy and have the ability to be empathetic and compassionate whenever necessary.You will bring a caring and positive energy whilst having the ability to display appropriate behaviour in difficult circumstances. The ability to work as part of a team with minimal supervision is essential, as is a flexible approach to work and proven communication skills. You will have the ability to deal with information in a confidential and sensitive manner. You will be an effective communicator, have a polite manner with the ability to engage with visitors and callers, obtaining all relevant information to ensure the correct information is provided or relayed.

For further information about this position, please contact Lynsay Lwanyaga, Care Home Coordinator on 01764 661366.

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

Please APPLY ONLINE. 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.

This job may have been mainly carried out by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements irrespective of your gender.

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