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Higher Clerical Assistant - Cardiff

Job Title: Higher Clerical Assistant - Cardiff
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Cardiff
Salary: Market related
REF: MES/AD/150202
Contact Name: Megan Eastop-Stanley
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Higher Clerical Assistant – Cardiff

Salary: £ 13.50 Per Hour

Full Time: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm (37 hours per week)

Role Purpose:

Our client is recruiting for a Higher Clerical Assistant to join their team.

The postholder will be required to work across the Children’s Services Social Work Team. They will provide a reception service to callers both in person as well as via the telephone. This will include taking messages and distribution to the necessary personnel. They will also assist in providing a word processing/ typing service and assist in the day-to-day duties to help support the team.


  • To assist in providing a reception service to callers both in person and by telephone, including message taking and distribution.
  • To provide a word processing/ typing service.
  • To assist in providing admin support to the Social Work Teams based in the North Locality, and the Personal Adviser Service.
  • Assist in the operation of petty cash and suspense accounts
  • Assist in ordering goods and services, processing invoices and maintaining budgetary control records, including the management of Purchasing Cards.
  • Assist in maintaining efficient financial record systems.
  • Provide reporting information as required.
  • Maintain a computerised client record system (Process referrals, changes, closures etc. Transfer cases, archiving of cases, provide caseload printouts, file management).
  • Open, dispute and dispatch mail.
  • Maintain stationery and office supplies
  • Compile and maintain effective filing systems
  • Provide statistical information as required
  • To provide cover where necessary, this may mean working from other bases.
  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality, and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

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 Megan Eastop- Stanley on 07587 327813 or via email