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Senior Clerical Officer

Job Description

"EA`s Vision - to Inspire, Support and Challenge all our children and young people to be the best that they can be".
Have you always wanted to work with a Public Sector Organisation?
Brook Street (UK) Ltd are recruiting Senior Clerical Officer`s for our leading Public Sector client
Education Authority Northern Ireland, Dundonald.

This role will be starting immediately and is expected to last several months. Most roles across Northern Ireland, we have placed candidates into with The Education Authority Northern Ireland have been extended beyond the original timeframe, some of our candidates have secured promotions within the organisation, and others have been successful in securing fixed-term contracts directly with our client.


Our clients Strategic Mission:
" Meet the LEARNING needs of our children and young people
" Provide EXCELLENT education support services
" Develop ALL OUR PEOPLE to carry out their jobs successfully
" Manage our RESOURCES efficiently and effectively
" NURTURE LEADERSHIP across EA to give clear direction in a dynamic and complex environment


As Senior Clerical Officer, you will provide advice and assistance to Education Authority officers, customers, the public and other professionals in respect of agreed aspects of the Special Education Needs Support Department as directed by the Programme Manager.
You will provide efficient administrative support for the daily functional and operational staff.
You will be proficient in MS Packages such as Excel, Outlook and Word. You will be confident in the daily use of spreadsheets and databases and will conduct typing and word-processing duties.


SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS MUST:
" Hold Five GCSEs at Grade C or above or equivalent (including English Language or equivalent)
" Hold at least 1 year`s suitable Clerical and/or Administrative experience with sound knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL:
" Provide administrative support in relation to all aspects of the work of the programme using the full range of IT equipment including word processing/typing, databases, spreadsheets, email, fax, intranet and internet facilities.
" Support in undertaking comprehensive research and investigations as required.
" Assist in the collation of factual data and statistical information from various sources to support the work of identified officers within the service.
" Prepare letters, minutes, notes and other clerical support to officers as appropriate and as directed by the programme manager.
" Use initiative, tact and diplomacy in responding to queries, issues and problems which arise within the section in the absence of the programme manager.
" Order and monitor supplies of stationery and office requisitions for all staff within the section along with diary management of stakeholders.
" Be responsible for maintaining efficient recording and filing systems within the service as directed by the programme manager.
" Delegate tasks to the office team in the absence of senior management.
" Professional and effective telephone techniques along with good oral and written communication skills.
" Work as part of a busy team with excellent communication and organisational skills.


YOU WILL BENEFIT FROM:
" Full training and induction
" Work with a leading Public Sector Organisation that promotes diversity and inclusiveness
" Contribute positively to Education Authority NI`s values and mission statement
" The opportunity (however not guaranteed) to apply for internal roles
" Competitive rates of pay
" Accrue holiday hours as you work
" Brook Street (UK) Ltd back office support and mentoring
" Ability to work across school admissions teams in all admissions regions across NI.

The rate of pay is £10.29 per hour, the hours of work are 0900-1700 Monday to Friday.

If you would like to apply for this role, please call Melissa at Brook Street (UK) Ltd on 028 90 881100 or email your CV via the `Apply` link.

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