Clerical Assistant Deaf Links

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Organisation information

Deaf Links

Charity registered in Scotland SC040223

Good HQ

Aims & objectives

The organisation's objectives are: * To empower deaf people and facilitate improvement of their quality of life, to become active and participative citizens. * To improve mental health and wellbeing by reducing social isolation, exclusion and discrimination deaf people experience from the stigma attached to deafness and the ensuing extreme communication difficulties. * To work in partnership with service providers to reduce barriers and increase access for deaf people. * To build capacity and facilitate consultation and involvement of deaf people with service providers. * To champion equal access, equality and diversity for deaf people, within communities and service provision. * To do all things as may be in the interest of and for the benefit of deaf people. Mainly operates in Tayside.
Job number
Time of attendance
Mon - Fri between 9am - 5pm, exact days and work hours to be agreed with successful candidate.
No of references
Hours (per week)
Not supplied
Salary (£/hr)
£6.15 - £8.21 per hour depending on age

Job description

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Main Duties:

You will be required to provide office based administrative support to the Deaf Links team including internet research, dealing with digital diary appointments, room bookings and our database, on MS Office. The role will also

include generating mailings, filing, answering the telephone and maintaining other office systems.

Communication with our associates and stakeholders will be part of the role, along with ‘other duties’

Person specification

Essential: Standard Grades at Credit or Intermediate 2 or NC/HNC in Office Administration/IT and/or Some experience in the role of Administrative

Assistant/Office Junior with another company.

Desirable: An SVQ2/HNC in Administration & IT would be beneficial.

Knowledge and skills:

-Knowledge and understanding of basic office procedures and terminology

-Be able to complete some routine and non-routine tasks in an office environment

-Be able to plan and organize both familiar and new tasks and have good time management skills

-Able to use a problem-solving approach to respond appropriately to a wide range of enquiries

-Can produce and respond to detailed written and oral communication in an office setting

-Can use standard applications to process, obtain and combine information - Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, mail merge, and databases

-Use a range of numerical and graphical data for the office environment

-Able to work on own initiative or with others on tasks with minimum supervision

-Show an awareness of others’ roles, responsibilities and requirements in carrying out your work

PVG/disclosure requirements

Not Required