Main purpose of job:
Provide administrative support to other members of staff, assist with the efficient running of the office. This is a general overview of the responsibilities for this post and you may be asked to only complete a selection of these tasks.
Co-ordinate phone calls and correspondence (e-mail, letters etc.)
Create and update records and databases with relevant information
Place lunch orders for meetings when necessary
Submit reports and prepare documents as assigned
Book and prepare meetings rooms as requested
Assist colleagues whenever necessary
To take reasonable care for the health and safety of him/herself and of other persons who may be affected by their acts and omissions and co-operate with management to enable management to carry out their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act. Employees have equal responsibility with the company for health and safety at work.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and you are expected to share this commitment.
any other duties that could reasonably fall within the scope of this post.
Educated to a AS/NVQ Level 2 standard
RSA Typing or typing speed of no less than 35 words per minute
2 years administration work experience in an office environment
Experience of utilising a range of IT programmes and maintaining database systems
A good knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel & Outlook
Ability to work with a degree of autonomy, in a flexible and creative manner, whilst observing polices and procedures
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to assimilate new technology and systems quickly
Attention to detail and the ability to complete work accurately and to deadlines
Willingness to contribute to effective supervision
Willingness to undertake training
Commitment to carrying out all agency responsibilities in an anti-discriminatory manner
A flexible approach to work
Ability to self motivate and work on own initiative
Be pro-active, enquiring, enthusiastic
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“At Kingston Smith, we’ve worked with Caroline for over 20 years and I am very happy with the service we’ve received. She is always extremely helpful and quick to respond to vacancies. The high-calibre candidates she sources have helped us to build a very effective, expert workforce.”
- Maureen Penfold (Managing partner)
"Caroline and the team have an extensive knowledge and background within the recruitment sector and work with a wide network of people with a range of job disciplines. They work effectively and are quick to put forward candidates who closely match what we’re looking for. After working with them for the past 15 years - I couldn’t recommend them enough!"
- Garry Payne (Head of HR)