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PA to Head of Service

  • Job reference: ERBPA1806
  • Location: Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Administration Services
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Job description: Personal Assistant required in the Hull area

Full time
Initial 3 month contract
£14.50 ltd per hour

* Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills, able to work effectively with minimal supervision to meet challenging objectives and deadlines.Essential
* Ability to respond positively and function effectively under pressure, prioritising tasks and maintaining a professional image.Essential
* Ability to work accurately to deadlines with attention to detailEssential
* Ability to work at a senior level and form good working relationships at all levels elected members and partners.Essential
* Excellent written and oral communication skills.Essential
* Highly developed analytical and research skills to undertake research and investigation and the compilation of briefings, summaries, synopsis and abstracts.Essential
* Significant experience of providing PA support to officers in a complex and fast moving office, including examples of anticipating and dealing with issues.Essential
* Broad understanding of the strategic and corporate issues affecting and influencing the CouncilEssential
* Experience of delivering minutes and other written materials that are correct the first time (showing therefore an understanding of the subject , and preparation for the meeting etc.)Essential
* Excellent literacy and numeracy skillsEssential
* Ability to deal with, often complex and major, telephone, personal and written enquiries/complaints.Essential
* Ability to produce high quality written notes, letters and e mail responses that are appropriate, timely and accurateEssential
* Broad knowledge of sources of research information both from within and outside the CouncilEssential
* Developed understanding of a broad range of office systems and IT solutionsEssential
* Ability to establish professional, effective working relationships with a range of partners/colleagues at all levelsEssential
* Experience in undertaking research projects and presentation of findingsEssential
* Examples of establishing and maintaining information management and effective admin systemsEssential
* Evidence of identifying and resolving critical and conflicting issues and demandsEssential
* Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills including negotiation, influencing and consensus-building skills. Good networking and relationship-building skills.Essential

* Educated to A level/ NVQ 3 standard or equivalent
* RSA III Typing/Word Processing/Text processing/ Document Presentation or equivalent
* ECDL or equivalent knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience

If you would be interested in this role or any similar roles please do not hesitate to contact Emily @ Service Care on 01772 208964 or email

Benefits of working for Emily @ Service Care Solutions:
* A specialist, dedicated consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* An extensive & exclusive range of vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available
* Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
* Loyalty schemes / bonuses
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

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