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Ref no:
PKC07934
Published:
14/10/2021
Closes:
28/10/2021
Location:
2 High Street, Perth, PH1 5PH
Salary:
£20,872 - £23,143 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week

Job Description

Secretary, Members Support - PKC07934
£20,872 - £23,143
2 High Street, Perth

Opportunity for a motivated individual to join our Committee and Members' Services Teams within Legal and Governance Services to assist with the provision of effective and efficient support for the Council's decision making processes.  

The main duties of the post will be to:

Provide comprehensive secretarial support to Councillors including maintaining diaries for individual councillors, organising and monitoring emails as requested, making meeting and travel arrangements, organise conference attendance, use Microsoft packages to produce a range of documents from dictation, handwritten script or telephone and undertake general research for Councillors.   Deal effectively and diplomatically with telephone enquiries.

Other general administrative and secretarial duties associated with the operation of the service.

The Individual

You will have

Knowledge of administrative procedures.
Ability to work with people at all levels. 
Maintain constructive working relationships/diplomacy in a politically sensitive environment.
Articulate, with strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Excellent organisational skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to manage workload on a daily basis.
High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
Ability to work as a member of a team. 

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Scott Hendry, Team Leader at SBHendry@pkc.gov.uk.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide current contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your present or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland here.

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