SLA04916 - Clerical Assistant (Minute Taker) SLA04916

Permanent | Hamilton, SCOTLAND | 30 days | Deadline: 25 Nov 2018
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Job Summary

£15,950 - £17,683 per hour

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Job Description

Finance & Corporate Resources

Location: Council Head Quarters, Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA

Hours:      35 hours per week (Monday – Friday)


A challenging role has arisen which requires a self motivated individual, with strong organisational skills, to provide a first class clerical support service to officers within our Personnel Services Section.

The post holder will provide an effective minute taking service to the Employee Resources team.

The successful applicant should possess previous minute taking experience. Experience in shorthand would be advantageous.

You will be involved in dealing with enquiries from internal and external customers and will be required to provide basic guidance on Council Policies. It is essential therefore, that you possess excellent communication skills and a commitment to the principles of customer care.

You will be required to demonstrate excellent IT skills including, Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel. You will also be required to demonstrate previous experience of maintenance, development and interrogation of database systems for use in the production of corporate standard documents.

This role demands that you work in a highly professional manner, exercising confidentially and discretion at all times and that you are able to respond effectively to changing priorities.

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

As this post involves accessing the public services network, the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

Please refer to and click on Code of Practice for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.

Applications online  

Please note all correspondence with be sent to your email account.

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.


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