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Arun Parish

Vacancy for 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

Please download an application form here - Application Form [pdf] 132KB  - Application form [docx] 80KB


CV's alone will not be accepted. A completed application form must be sent by email to our HR Advisors recruitment@sc-hr.co.uk.


Key dates:


Application deadline: 19th March 2018

First interviews: w/c 26th March 2018

Second interviews: w/c 2nd April


Candidate to start ASAP after the second interview. 

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