Band 4 Senior Secretary

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £10.20 per hour
Published 8 months ago
Contact Kathryn Blair
Job ref HSC1073_1579794317

Job description

Role: Band 4 Senior Secretary

Rate of Pay: £10.20

Location: Knockbracken Health Park, Belfast

Hours: 37.5

Duration: At least 3 months

Main duties/Responsibilities:

  • To provide daily administrative and secretarial support functions, including drafting and typing letters, audio typing, data inputting and processing, email management, records management etc.
  • To organise and maintain diaries as required and to ensure the Director/Assistant Director is well prepared for meetings with relevant supporting agenda and paperwork.
  • To utilise Microsoft Office applications in order to produce high quality documents, presentations and reports as required.
  • To deal with incoming emails, faxes and post and ensure effective and timely management of same, ensuring that action is taken and issues prioritised.
  • To manage telephone calls, enquiries and requests from internal and external stakeholders as required, ensuring that action is taken and issues prioritised.
  • To ensure that all information is produced in line with current legislation requirements and policies/procedures within the Trust, in a timely, accurate and confidential manner.
  • To provide administrative services for specific Committees, meetings and projects including organising of meetings, issuing of agendas, supporting documentation and initiating follow-up actions as required. Minute/note taking responsibilities as directed.
  • To devise and maintain office administration systems to deal efficiently with paper flow; organising and storing paperwork, documents and computer based information eg monitoring/brought forward systems, management information systems, filing systems etc and the implementation of improvements and additions required, in accordance with Trust Policies and Procedures.
  • To monitor and request orders relating to Office stationery to ensure adequate supplies are maintained.
  • To arrange travel and accommodation requirements; and provide administrative support to Workshops/events, as required.
  • To ensure verification of invoices e.g. travel arrangements, course attendance, accommodation and hospitality purposes.
  • To welcome visitors, corporate guests and arrange/provide hospitality as required.

Essential Criteria:

    • 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English/English Language and Maths, or equivalent educational qualifications.
    • 2 years experience in an administrative or secretarial position.
  • Word/Text Processing Level 2 - OCR/RSA or equivalent
  • Ability to minute/note-take at Committee level, meetings etc.
  • Ability to delegate, motivate and use initiative
  • Hold a current UK driving licence and access to a car on appointment

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, and Kathryn or a member of the team will be in contact to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

Successful candidates may need to apply for an Access NI Certificate with Grafton Recruitment regardless if you already have a valid certificate. It will be a cost of between £18 - £33 depending on clearance level.


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