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Job Title: Administrator
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Kendal
Salary: £10.00 - 12.45 per hour
Contact Name: Bal Sunner
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

4Recruitment Services are seeking to recruit a  Resource Centre Assistant  to provide secretarial and administrative support to our client based in Kendal.

Our clients service offers support to the young people, and the wider South Lakes community, with access to training, learning and enhanced social opportunities. The community resource centre  on site has has a cybercafe, support groups, education and training opportunities.

The post is for 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday.


  • Undertake administrative and secretarial support tasks including:

Ordering stationery, stock, resource and related supplies

Word processing / spreadsheets documents and reports

Setting up / maintaining filing systems, including computerised systems

Sorting and delivering incoming / outgoing post

Co-ordinating room booking and conferencing facilities

  • Be responsible for the organising, setting up, clearing down of all meeting rooms, including cleaning of rooms and communal areas in the Foyers
  • Actively seek new business opportunities to strengthen, enhance and widen the Foyer offer
  • Assist with the delivery of new projects, including performance management and monitoring
  • Utilise all specialist IT systems available for the service
  • Assist with monitoring Foyer income and expenditure
  • Assist with the organisation of South Lakes Foyers and wider Young People Services events
  • Assist with/attending meetings and taking/producing minutes where appropriate
  • Deal with the incoming and outgoing mail for the Young People’s Services and Foyer Teams
  • Provide a professional reception service for customers and visitors to the Foyers, and deal with any telephone enquiries
  • Co-ordinate catering for other Foyer events - banqueting and buffets
  • Assist with the development, design and production of promotional materials, including displays and multi-media presentations
  • Support Foyer residents to have a positive and enjoyable time at the Foyer
  • Implement and support the development of groups within the Foyer and the Young People’s Services service


  • Previous administration experience
  • Experience of working in a customer service office environment, providing a reception service and handling customer enquiries both in person and over the phone
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications particularly, Word (producing letters and reports), Excel (creating and maintaining databases and spreadsheets) and Outlook (sending emails and maintaining diaries)
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team as required
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
  • Competent level of literacy and numeracy
  • Good standard of education, to GCSE level (or equivalent)
  • Enhanced DBS Check

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 in further detail or any other vacancies , please contact our Team on 0800 988 6307 or email