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Reception/Adminstration Assistant (Maternity cover)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/09/2019 12:00
£18,065 (£9.39 hourly rate)
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Post Number:
PTC 011

Job details 

Closing date:
26 Sep

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Peterlee Town Council is a local council proudly serving the people of Peterlee. A team of elected Councillors, salaried staff and a range of other casual staff, coaches, instructors and volunteers work together to provide a range of services in the town including parks and play areas, allotments, the town cemetery, sports facilities (rugby league and union, cricket, lawn bowls and football), a busy sports and community centre, and the magnificent Shotton Hall wedding and conferencing suites.

We’re looking for talented, committed, hard working person to come and join our staff team based at the Pavilion. In return you will receive generous terms and conditions including access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, up to 28 days paid annual leave, and the job satisfaction of genuinely making a difference at the grass roots of local public service provision.

The Pavilion Sports & Community Centre is a busy sports and community venue in a beautiful open setting surrounded by sports fields and next to the historic Castle Eden Dene National Nature Reserve. With a public bar, bistro, main hall, with a new ‘community cinema’ and various function rooms, the centre is used by a range of sports and community groups and is home to Peterlee Cricket Club and Peterlee Pumas Rugby League club. We’re looking to recruit an enthusiastic and skilled Reception/Administration Assistant on a full time basis working on reception and supporting the back office functions of the building.

For an informal and confidential chat about the role please get in touch with Andrew Frankcom, Pavilion Centre Manager, on 0191 586 9957 or by email andrew.frankcom@peterlee.gov.uk

Applicants who successfully make it to the shortlist will be invited to interview on Thursday 10 October 2019 at The Pavilion, Peterlee.

Reception & Administration Assistant (ref: PTC011)
Grade Sc3 (£18,066 ) 37 hours per week – Monday to Friday
Based at The Pavilion, Peterlee

Based at The Pavilion, Peterlee, you’ll be working as the main receptionist/administration assistant. You’ll handle day to day enquiries from members of the public by telephone or face to face on reception. You’ll play a vital role in keeping our main operational services working efficiently by providing administration support – this can mean a wide range of activities from taking bookings, helping with events, core admin tasks such as collating usage and financial data, filing and scanning records including orders and invoices, opening and distributing post, etc.

The ideal candidate will have excellent customer services skills, the ability to carry out a range of tasks simultaneously maintaining attention to detail, including handling cash and payments. The ability to be adaptable and flexible, work as part of a team and have a good sense of humour. A good level of competence in the main Microsoft Office products is essential.

Peterlee Town Council organises and delivers a wide range of Town events every year, which are mostly held on the playing fields at Helford Road, namely, Peterlee Show, Armed Forces Day and Bonfire Night celebrations through to smaller local events such as Summer Fun Days.

This role is being offered on a full time basis, five days a week (Monday to Friday ). Due to the varied opening hours of the business some evening and weekend work maybe required. Working patterns for this role will be discussed with the successful candidate.

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