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Aurrida, KW15 1JT
£26,666 - £27,232 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
23 hours per week


Customer Services and Corporate Administration

Administrative Assistant, Children’s Residential – Rendall Road and Aurrida House Short Breaks Service

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

Orkney Health and Care are looking for an enthusiastic individual who will work on an individual basis and also as part of a wider team within our children’s residential units. You will have an aptitude for working alongside children to support the children’s residential team with administrative support. Additional support to the wider Children & Families team will be required through Orkney Health and Care.

You will be responsible for a variety of administrative tasks and work closely with the registered manager of each residential unit to provide the best service possible to our children’s services. Duties will include use of financial systems to process invoices, timesheets, staff expenses and travel. You will set up meetings, use Outlook, manage email, assist with ad-hoc minute taking, manage record keeping including scanning and archive management. You will assist with organising new start forms, annual leave calculations and payroll forms.

The minimum knowledge required for this role can be evidenced by either:
Holding a qualification at SCQF 5/6 i.e., SVQ2, National 5, Standard Grades, O Grade, Intermediate 2, SVQ3, Higher, National Certificate, Foundation Apprenticeship in a relevant subject OR having a minimum of 2 years previous relevant experience, working in an administrative role.

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

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting PJ Dewar, Team Manager, Administration Support, Orkney Health and Care, on 01856 873535, ext: 3288.

Closing Date: Sunday 5 May 2024

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

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