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Hayfield House Hayfield Lane Lerwick, ZE1 0QD
£16.88 - £17.38 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
20 hours per week

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The Business Support Assistant is responsible for providing a comprehensive administrative and secretarial support service to the Executive Managers – Schools, and Quality Improvement.  The post holder will be required to liaise with a wide range of senior managers and Elected Members, as well as senior officers from agencies out with the Local Authority, and members of the general public.  The post holder will be required to have a sound working knowledge of the organisation and the political environment it operates within.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is H
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.4202 per hour
  • Permanent Part Time post for 20.0 Hours per Week , 52.18 weeks per year
  • Expected working pattern to be over three full working days Wednesday - Friday.
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Hayfield House, Lerwick, ZE1 0QD

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Brenda Leask, Executive Manger - Contact on: 01595 745118 or e-mail:

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

Information about Shetland

Shetland is an archipelago in the north of the British Isles where you'll find freedom, wildlife and wild beauty, but also a rich culture and dynamic, forward-looking society. The Islands have a thriving and diverse economy full of opportunities and offer residents the ideal work/life balance. Shetland combines stunning coastal landscapes and wide open spaces with friendly, bustling island communities. Factor in Shetland's impressive modern amenities, highly regarded schools and the Islands offer a work life balance rarely found elsewhere.

Find out more about:

Living and working in Shetland: here

The Shetland Islands Council: here


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