Office Administrator – public sector - Newbury

Posted 12 days ago
£9.00-£11.25 per hour
Closing Date: 28 May 2021
Full Time Contract

Our local authority client is looking for an experienced Administrators to commence a temporary assignments with them as soon as possible. You will be based in offices in Newbury and will be providing efficient support services including secretarial and administrative assistance.


  • Immediate start
  • Rate of pay of £9ph-£11.25ph depending on experience and department
  • Holiday pay on top of hourly rate
  • Chance of longer term employment
  • Great working environment
  • Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
  • 37 hour week contract


  • To monitor, review and improve processes, systems and practices to ensure the principal officers perform successfully and optimise efficiencies
  • To communicate effectively with members of the public and colleagues in a clear and concise manner, taking into account the particular circumstances
  • Obtain information from an appropriate source in response to a non-standard query and feed back to the enquirer in an accurate and effective manner
  • Provide administrative support to ensure efficient running of the Service
  • Manage the filing and storage of all electronic and paper files in line with best data management practice, to ensure efficient and effective record keeping.


  • Will be experienced in using Microsoft office applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, with good keyboard skills
  • Previous administrative experience within an office environment
  • Competent data entry and attention to detail skills
  • Team player and excellent communication skills
  • Be able to organise and co-ordinate events and meetings
  • Have ability to research, analyse and report information
  • An understanding of how local government works would be preferable but not essential.


Contract length: 3-6 months

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: £9.00-£11.25 per hour


  • Monday to Friday

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