Personal Assistant/Secretary - Truro, Cornwall

Truro, Cornwall
Posted 182 days ago
£10.02 per hour
Closing Date: 13 August 2021
Full Time Temporary Contract

Job description

Our local authority client is looking for an experienced Personal Assistant / Secretary to join their team. You will be providing a quality and professional secretarial support to the Head of Service.


  • An hourly rate of £10.02 per hour plus holiday pay
  • Increases to £10.30ph after 12 weeks.
  • An immediate start available
  • Initially a three month assignment but could well lead to longer term work
  • 37 hours working week
  • Friendly working environment
  • Car parking on site
  • On site café

Key Tasks

  • Providing complete administrative and secretarial support
  • Arranging travel and meeting commitments
  • Supporting the department in all aspects including recruitment, motivation and development of the team.
  • Arrange meetings/telephone conferences and maintain diaries.
  • Liaise with internal clients.
  • Provide general information and respond to general enquiries on behalf of teams when appropriate.
  • Maintain accurate electronic files and updating of records.
  • Administer, attend and minute meetings including the transcription of sensitive confidential audio data.
  • Process incoming and outgoing mail

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Recent typing and audio/digital typing experience
  • Proven experience of providing professional support within a similar capacity / secretarial support to at a senior level.
  • Excellent communication, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise work effectively.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Confidentiality and ability to deal with contentious issues in appropriate manner.
  • Understanding / previous experience working within local government environment would be advantageous.


Contract length: 3 months

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: £10.02 per hour


  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

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