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Job Description Admin Assistant

Responsible for assisting in the management of the organisation and its administrative systems and all administrative duties to ensure effective services and the promotion of the organisation nterests.

• To manage the Office

• To be the first port of contact for visitors to the office, phone calls, emails and all other correspondence

• To prepare Agendas for and prepare Minutes of meetings and take follow up actions as appropriate

• To maintain the filing system and other records and documents relating to organisation functions

• To ensure the website is maintained and kept up to date as appropriate

• To complete simple spreadsheets relating to VAT and accounts

• To assist with events and projects as required

• To represent the organisation as required and ensure good working relationships are in place


• To carry out any other appropriate and relevant duties as the organisation may require


Participate in staff recruitment selection process, as appropriate.


Contribute to and participate in the development and implementation of the staff development programme.

Occasionally attend social activities that are out with normal working hours.

• Ability to communicate with staff, and the general public in a pleasant and effective manner.

• Ability to manage the administration in accordance with the requirements


• Ability to prioritise workload to provide efficient management of business

• Computer literacy including word processing to a high standard and Excel to a basic standard is essential

• Ability to prepare Agendas and Minutes to a high standard and undertake actions from such

• Ability to be self motivating and work without supervision

• Ability to assist with the management of projects and events

• To undertake training as required

To undertake all administrative tasks associated with the Organisation’s activities including typing, taking minutes, filing and maintaining effective record keeping database systems.


Answering the telephone and dealing with any administrative queries promptly and efficiently.  Taking accurate and detailed messages, and ensuring that messages are passed on appropriately and any urgent messages are forwarded as soon as possible.

Provide, with other admin staff, all aspects of the Organisation's Reception Services.


Assisting the Organisational Manager to ensure that the Organisation’s personnel function keeps up-to-date with changes in legislation in relation to contracts and conditions of employment.

Carry out work at all times in accordance with Policies and Procedures.


Make recommendations on the purchase of equipment and publications.


Ensuring the Organisation’s personnel function operates in compliance with standards set



Corresponding with our I.T. maintenance provider to report any issues and other business relating to I.T.


Corresponding with our mobile phone provider to report any issues, arrange equipment and update any changes to the mobile database.



Take responsibility for diverting the phones to the “On-Call” service at 5.00 pm and for cancelling the diversion when you arrive in the morning at 9.00 am.


Distributing petty cash and maintaining the petty cash spreadsheets.

High standard of written English


Computer skills with knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Access Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel


Good skills in accessing the Internet


Creative skills in using symbols and pictures for accessible information


Good telephone manner


Qualifications - Preferred

English. ‘H’ grade

Personnel experience

Training Experience


Qualities – Essential


Commitment to Organisation’s ideals.

Commitment to participate in on-going personal learning activities.

Ability to carry out tasks to completion with minimum supervision.













Highly developed communication skills.

Confident in engaging with people across a wide range of contexts and activities.

Be able to demonstrate the ability to work as an effective team member.


Open to different ways of working.


Qualities Preferred


Good Sense of humour.