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2 x Operational Support Assistants

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Please See Advert Text
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
14/07/2021
Advert End Date:
03/08/2021 23:59
Salary:
£19,312 to £20,493 p.a. Grade 4
Allowances:
n/a
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
210757
Employment Location:
Meadowfield and Hackworth Road, Peterlee
Post Number:
RES/21/386A
Number of posts:
2

Job details 

Closing date:
3 Aug


Further information

A vacancy has arisen within Business Support for two Operational Support Assistants one of the posts is permanent and the other is temporary until approximately 31st March 2022.

You will be responsible for working with a customer focussed Support Services team
within Regeneration, Economy and Growth and Neighbourhoods and Climate Change and will work closely with the Technical Staff to ensure the team are providing a quality back office support service. The post holder will also be responsible for challenging existing systems with an aim to eradicate paper and promote electronic data interchange/ filing where possible. In addition existing administration systems will be streamlined in accordance with lean systems thinking to remove unnecessary processes.

A flexible approach must be adopted at all times and an ability to interchange between areas of work is essential.

One of the posts will be based at Hackworth Depot, Peterlee (Permanent post) and the other at Meadowfield, Durham (Temporary post).

Required Qualifications:
5 GCSE’s (Grades A-C) or equivalent.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Support Services Team Leader Sarah Veitch tel. no. 03000 269376 email sarah.veitch@durham.gov.uk or Susan Smith, Business Services Hub Manager tel. no. 03000 269204 email susan.smith@durham.gov.uk.

Interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams. If you are successful at shortlisting you will be notified via North East Jobs of the date and time of your interview. A separate invite will be sent via Microsoft Teams.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Permanent employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their line manager/senior manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on telephone no. 03000 266148 or email pesresources@durham.gov.uk.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION FOR THIS POST WILL BE SENT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT YOU HAVE REGISTERED WITH NORTH EAST JOBS, INCLUDING YOUR INVITE TO INTERVIEW IF YOU ARE SHORTLISTED. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL AFTER THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOTIFICATION FROM DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK AS YOU WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED BY ANY OTHER MEANS. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK YOUR JUNK MAIL.

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