Administration Assistant
Scottish Borders Council
Melrose, Scotland, UK
1d ago

Grade : 6A

Hourly Rate : £12.20 - £13.54

Salary : £22,266.44 - £24,711.93 per annum

Contract Duration : Temporary until 31 March 2022

Role Purpose

An opportunity has arisen within the Democratic Services Team for a Grade 6 Administrative Assistant.

The post provides a confidential support service to the Public Protection Committee and its associated Sub-Committees This is an opportunity for someone who can demonstrate a proactive attitude, is able to act on their own initiative and have the aptitude to adapt within a fast paced environment.

The key duties include, but are not limited to the following :

  • Organisation of meetings
  • Preparation and issue of agendas for various meetings
  • Attendance at and preparation of minutes for these meetings
  • Maintenance of Action Trackers
  • Liaising with Independent Chairman and officers from other organisations
  • Assist with other work within Democratic Services.
  • It is key for the successful candidate to be able to demonstrate the ability to work to strict deadlines and have strong interpersonal and relationship skills.

    This post is currently temporary for a period of one year as the service is undergoing a review. Due to current Covid-19 Regulations meetings are currently being held by Microsoft Teams but this position will be reviewed over the summer.

    Where this is a requirement for the successful candidate to work from home as part of the role you will be provided with the necessary IT equipment by the Council, however, you will be responsible for the provision of any required furniture.


    HNC or SVQ3 in a related discipline or demonstrable equivalent experience in a similar environment.

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