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Arun Parish

We are seeking an Administrative Assistant



POST TITLE: Administration Assistant 

RESPONSIBLE TO: Town Clerk / Deputy Town Clerk 

HOURS OF WORK: 87 hours per month. 5 day Monday to Friday Office based 9am til 1pm with some additional evening and occasional weekend work 

SALARY: £9 per hour Holiday 22 days per annum 


This post offers a challenging work load and the successful candidate will need to have the flexibility to handle a variety of general administration tasks including reception duties and dealing with the general public. 

The role is part time with flexible working at approximately 87 hours per month, working in a small friendly team, which provides a wide range of quality services for the local community. The successful candidate will need to occasionally work at weekends for Civic Events and in the evenings for Council Meetings/Events. 


• To help lead the transition to digital/cloud based ways of working throughout the organisation 

• Prepare written correspondence 

• Take Minutes at Meetings 

• Diary Management and updating the Council’s website and social media accounts 

• Reception duties and dealing with the general public 

• Support Council committees and community events


• Highly Computer literate (MS Office Suite,Google docs). 

• Experience of Website administration would be an advantage. 

• Excellent administrative and typing skills. 

• Used to working independently and on their own initiative. 

• Well presented and a good communicator. 

• Well organised, able to manage conflicting and pressurised deadlines. 

• A true team player, who recognises that they form part of a wider team, and is willing to support colleagues whenever necessary.

Completed Application Form [docx] 60KB should be emailed to mel@sc-hr.co.uk for the attention of Melanie Perry. 


Closing date for applications:- 6th October with interviews scheduled for w.c 9th October


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