Junior Admin Assistant Midlothian Sure Start

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Organisation information

Midlothian Sure Start

Charity registered in Scotland SC031038

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Aims & objectives

To promote social inclusion through a positive start in young people's lives, personal growth and development of the very youngest children ( 0-3 ) before they start pre-school education, community based, family focused, support to parents through a variety of mechanisms to strengthen parents ability and maximise their childrens potential
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Time of attendance
Mon-Thurs 8:30am-4:30pm Friday 8:30am-1:30pm
No of references
Hours (per week)
Not supplied
Salary (£/hr)
£9 per hour

Job description

General Administrative Tasks

In conjunction with the other members of the administrative team:

1. Provide a reception and information service, including dealing with general enquiries from members of the centre, users and the public, and dealing with telephone enquiries.

2. Provide typing support to other areas of Midlothian Sure Start. This includes the typing of reports, minutes, correspondence and leaflets.

3. Open, check and record incoming mail, distribute and process outgoing mail.

4. Monitor stock control of stationery requirements.

5. Carry out general clerical tasks related to the operation of the organisation such as maintaining a filing system, photocopying/duplicating.

6. Maintain information systems, as required, including the operation of computerised databases, or word processing systems.

7. Carry out general clerical tasks related to the operation of the organisation when required as negotiated with the Business Support Manager.

8. Attend meetings as required.

9. Attend regular support and supervision with the Business Support Manager.

10. Any other duties arising and pertaining to the post.

Person specification

We are looking for an individual who has the following:

A positive can-do attitude.

Willingness to learn.

Excellent computer skills ( Microsoft Word/Excel is required, Google Drive/Social Media desirable)

Excellent Customer Service and Telephone Manner

Good Time Keeper

Is not afraid to ask questions.

Additional information

All Candidates will need to have a basic Police Disclosure completed.

PVG/disclosure requirements

Required - Cannot start until successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership is received