Administrative Assistant for Just B and Herriot Hospice Homecare Children and Young People Bereavement Service
Location: Harrogate Hours: 22.5 hours per week over 5 days 1.30pm to 6pm (with occasional weekends) Salary £10,242 per annum
We are currently looking for an Administrative Assistant to undertake a variety of administrative and clerical tasks to provide an effective and efficient administrative support service to the Just B children and Young People team to enable the effective provision of a high quality service to clients.
The ideal candidate will have strong experience in administration including maintaining current administration systems, letter writing, minute taking and filing and will have strong IT skills with excellent word processing skills and experience of using different types of software including databases.
Candidates will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be assertive, organised, and be able to work on their own initiative and manage their own workload. Strong telephone skills and the ability to deal with a variety of queries in a professional and empathetic manner is essential.
Candidates will be numerate and confident in dealing with figures and other information, flexible to meet the needs of the service and have tact and sensitivity in dealing with a variety of different situations. As for all areas of the Hospice it is essential to be able to work effectively as part of a team.
• Competitive rates of pay • 35 days paid holiday per year • Comprehensive Induction Programme • Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% and variable employee contribution • Employee Assistance Programme • Free Car Parking/Walking distance from Hornbeam Park Station • Free DBS/CRB check
Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.