Administration Assistant / Admin Assistant / Office Assistant

Standish, Wigan
12 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Administration Assistant

Location: Standish

Salary: Competitive

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Over the past 29 years our client has grown to be a major provider of support services in the region and currently have 700 employees. They provide support services in a variety of settings to people with disabilities including individual supported living, mental health service and employment, respite/short term breaks, registered care homes as well as extra care housing.

Role: To answer the telephone and receive visitors to the office.


  • To ensure that all visitors sign in and out using the visitor book.
  • To maintain a booking system for the use of the meeting rooms and the IT Suite.
  • To ensure that the office remains clear of obstacles that may present as hazardous to visitors.
  • To be courteous and polite in all contacts with visitors and employees of the company.
  • To ensure that anyone ringing the office telephone is made aware of the company and the person answering the telephone.
  • To refer any issues requiring decisions to either the Service Managers or The Director.

Role: The management of incoming and outgoing mail.


  • To ensure that all incoming and outgoing mail is logged in the mail book.
  • To ensure that all outgoing mail is price recorded.
  • To ensure adequate supplies of first and second class stamps.
  • To ensure that The Service Manager and The Director receive all daily mail.

Role: To develop and maintain data bases & filing systems.


  • To maintain and audit appropriate systems in line with the Data Protection Act 1998 : Personnel information, Continuous Professional development information, Policies, Training, NMDS, CPS, Approved Templates, Approved Drivers, Stock Control, Time Sheets, Invoicing.
  • Service Site documents are typed and filed appropriately.
  • To ensure a list of appropriate e-mail addresses is in operation.
  • To ensure a list of office and service site addresses is available in the registered office.
  • To present up to date topical information on the appropriate notice boards.
  • To ensure annual archiving.

Role: Training Administration


  • To upload and print off training data prior to Leadership meetings.
  • Print off certificates & training letters and file in CPD folders.
  • To maintain booking systems for office facility.
  • To book training where requested to do so by a Service Manager of Director.

Role: To maintain adequate office supplies.


  • Monthly checks on the following: stationery, equipment and furniture, hospitality, H&S equipment & cleaning supplies.
  • To maintain stock records, invoicing, returns & requisition information.

Role: Health & Safety


  • To ensure the safety of the premises, environment and equipment, and act to remedy or when required, report hazards immediately.
  • Be aware of the H&S and the Fire policies and procedures.
  • To follow the daily opening and shut down procedures.
  • To ensure the office and kitchen are kept clean and hazard free.
  • The security of access to the building in maintained.

Role: Hospitality


  • Professional Customer Services Approach.
  • Advance planning for the preparation of rooms.
  • Appropriate resources are set up and available.

Role: Recruitment and selection.


  • To establish a file of prepared application packs.
  • To liaise with management for short listing and interview arrangements.
  • To coordinate correspondence with candidates.
  • To collect DBS tracking data and communicate to personnel.
  • To record all relevant information in central diary.

Role: General Administrative duties.


  • To be aware and follow procedures in relation to the safeguarding of vulnerable adults and children.
  • Daily management of office diary.
  • The preparation and posting of customer and staff birthday and other celebratory occasion cards and worker of the month certificates.
  • To ensure quality standards are maintained in relation to NWCS Company Policies, CQC, ISO 9001, IIP, QAF, & CHAS

To APPLY for the role please click on the APPLY NOW link attaching your full CV and further information will be sent to you by email.

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