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Administrative Officer

Scottish Government


Administrative Officer

Scottish Government

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£18,392 to £20,732 per year Dundee Full-time (37 Hours) Scottish Government 03/04/2019 SCQF level 5
This employer is part of the Disability Confident scheme. This means if you identify yourself as disabled, and meet the minimum criteria for this job, you should be offered an interview.

Job overview

The recruitment of Modern Apprentices is a fair, open and merit based process (16+) and with permanence from the start of the apprenticeship. Applicants must be unemployed or contracted to work 16 hours or less a week. Please state you meet these requirements on your application. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria will be invited to the interview.

We are currently seeking applications for a Modern Apprentice within the Directorate for Social Security based in Dundee. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.

Main Duties
• To provide administrative support to the Agency Corporate service team. 
• Regularly conduct reviews of the stakeholder lists, ensuring that the information remains accurate and up to date.
• Provide support during stakeholder meetings, this will include administrative support as well as information gathering. 
• Manage the travel arrangements for the Corporate services team. This includes booking travel and accommodation. This also includes ensuring urgent matters are actioned and that relevant papers are ready for use ahead of meetings.
• Arrange car hire and hospitality for colleagues and act as a requisitioner for any such orders through the Scottish Government’s electronic ordering and payment system.
• The upkeep and extraction of reports from online organisational databases

What will I learn?

Throughout the first 12 months the candidate will be expected to gain a relevant SVQ qualification. Support will be provided by a qualified assessor who will work with the successful candidate on a monthly basis. Time will be given to work on your qualification, this includes delivering 2 presentations.

What qualification or qualities are required?

Please read each of the essential criteria and think about a time or an example that can help demonstrate your knowledge/skills - this should be clearly written/stated on your CV.

1. Ability to work well within a team.
2. Ability to organise and manage a varied workload
3. Ability to commit to achieving a goal or finishing a project
4. Ability to communicate effectively

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