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Braeburn Court St Margarets Hope Orkney, KW17 2SN
£26,666 - £27,232 per year pro rata
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Part Time
17.5 hours per week


Braeburn Court

Administrative Assistant

17.5 hours per week
£26,666 - £27,232 pro rata / £14.61 - £14.92 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)

We require an Administrative Assistant to join the team at Braeburn Court within Orkney Health and Care. The successful candidate will provide all aspects of administrative support to the team as required and will work closely with the Registered Manager and the Senior Administrative Officer to ensure that a high level of administration support is provided.

Experience in general administrative and reception duties, and in the use of computerised systems, are essential. Knowledge of use of databases and spreadsheets is highly desirable. Duties will include being the first point of contact for the service, maintaining statistical information and records and scrutinising timesheets. This is a varied but demanding environment.

You will already have experience of working as an effective team member within an administration team and have excellent administration and computer skills, ideally using Microsoft Office applications. You will need to be able to work under pressure to strict deadlines, use your own initiative, maintain confidentiality, and be able to work unsupervised. We are looking for a good communicator and with excellent organisational skills as you will be part of a team liaising with members of the public, service users, families, external agencies and professionals.

The successful candidate will hold a qualification at SCQF 5/6 (i.e., SVQ2, National 5, Standard Grade, O Grade, Intermediate 2, SVQ 3, Higher, National Certificate or Foundation Apprenticeship) in an administration related subject or, where the essential qualification is not held, a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working in an administrative role is required.

This post is subject to membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with adults.

For a discussion about the post please contact Tracy Breck, Senior Administrative Officer, telephone: (01856) 873535, extension 2651 or e-mail 


PJ Dewar, Administration Support Manager, telephone: (01856) 873535, extension 3288 or e-mail, 

Closing Date: Sunday 21 July 2024

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

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