Administrative Assistant

Preston, United Kingdom
Grade: E (£22017- 24771)
03 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date 09/12/2018
Location Preston Campus
Salary Grade: E (£22017- 24771)
Job category/type Professional Services

Job description

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join the Research Support Team to provide high quality administrative support for the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, focused on supporting its research, innovation and education activities.    

The post holder will work closely with RST academic and administrative staff, as required, to ensure that research, innovation and educational functions of the team are effectively supported. In particular, this post will provide support to a NIHR-funded research group. The newly formed group is developing and delivering an international partnership focused on improving stroke outcomes through research, research capacity and capability building.  

The successful applicant will have demonstrable recent experience of current administrative/clerical practices in a busy office environment and experience of organising, updating and maintaining accurate computerised records and files. Experience should also include providing high quality customer service whilst working within a team in a complex environment.   

An ability to research, organise, analyse and present information both verbally and in writing is required as well as excellent organisation skills, including time management.  

The successful applicant will also have 'A' Levels or a range of GCSEs, including English Language and Maths at Grade C or above, or appropriate equivalent experiential learning and the ability to work consistently under pressure, prioritise work and meet deadlines. Additionally a word processing/ typing/IT qualification, or demonstrable equivalent experiential learning, is required.    

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.  

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanies by a completed application form.  

School/Service: Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
Hours: Full time (36.25 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
Basis: Fixed term contract for 1 yea
r Interview Date: 19 December 2018  

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