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Administrative Assistant - Northumberland County Council

Job Title: Administrative Assistant - Northumberland County Council
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Morpeth
Salary: £10 per hour
REF: NYKLH12112020
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Northumberland County Council - Administrative Assistant

Location: County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2EF

Contract: Initial contract to February 2021 with possible extension.

Hours: Full Time / Monday to Friday / 9:00am to 5:00pm

Payrate: £10 an Hour

Job Purpose

Assist with the organisation and provision of general support to senior colleagues by undertaking a range of administrative tasks


Assist with the organisation of the work of a small group or team of staff, delegating work appropriately, providing clear guidance and motivating staff to achieve service objectives and quality standards.

Individually and as part of the team provide general office support, handling mail, dealing with callers/visitors, filing, photocopying, collation, fax, lamination, binding, maintaining and issuing stock in accordance with corporate and service standards.

Develop administrative systems in order to meet specific local requirements.

Maintain information systems such as filing, service, client or asset records, booking systems and reference materials in a manner that ensures accuracy, confidentiality, rapid access and ease of use.

Assist with more complex support work to investigate, collate, record, manipulate, extract and distribute data in accordance with predetermined boundaries or as instructed.

Respond to more complex or detailed enquiries both verbally and in writing.

Arrange meetings, attending and taking accurate, straightforward notes as requested.

Arrange corporate hospitality and organise accommodation and travel for service staff as requested.

Process accounts for payment, reconcile errors and omissions and liaise with suppliers as necessary.

Ensure care and reconciliation of petty cash and other amounts of cash or cheques.

Deal with external sources (clients, suppliers, public, other public bodies) resolving non-routine queries and problems.

Prepare material for committees, working groups, team meetings.

Maintain impress accounts and local accounts in accordance with Financial Regulations.

Undertake any other duties and responsibilities consistent with the nature, level and grade of the post.

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Nana Kyeremeh on 0208 514 9137 or Email