27 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced administrator or have experience of working in Local Authority providing Business Support? Would you like to work with Local Government? If so, then you are the right person for us. Looking for work in Leicester?Reed Recruitment are delighted to work in partnership with Leicester City Council in providing them with temporary ongoing Administrators & Business Support staff when they require staff for temporary job roles in Leicester. Although these are initially temporary vacancies, many people do manage to secure Fixed Term or Permanent posts (Approximately 66% of candidates) during their temporary job role - though this is no guarantee.The very nature of Leicester City Council jobs, in Administration and Business Support, is that they are varied and require you to fulfil tasks such as:- Work to defined business standards to perform routine clerical tasks- Making/taking telephone calls and responding to messages/emails and other correspondence- Verifying, checking and documenting information through typing and photocopying whilst adhering to confidentiality and safeguarding requirements- Assist in the preparation/organisation of meetings and events including booking venues, issuing invitations, relevant papers and taking minutes.Due to the nature of these temporary ongoing assignments, you will receive some training but will generally be required to hit the ground running. Therefore applicants will need to have experience of the above administrative tasks in a recent job role, ideally in Local Government/Public Sector or another suitable organisation. Leicester City Council generally recruit in Leicester for Full Time jobs (37.5 hours) but we do occasionally have part time jobs in Leicester too. Reed Recruitment work collaboratively with Leicester City Council to ensure that through the M-Star Framework, all pay rates for jobs have been agreed in advance in accordance with Leicester City Council bandings. Pay rates vary for different jobs. If your job application is successful you will be invited to register with us at our offices in central Leicester, or a site closer depending on availability, to get you fully compliant to work for Reed.Working as a temporary member of staff through Reed you will be paid weekly (a week in arrears), receive holiday pay in addition to your hourly rate, have access to a rewards scheme and pensions scheme, free eye test vouchers, and more. Once placed into a temporary job with the Council through Reed, you may have the opportunity to apply for suitable permanent vacancies advertised internally.If the above sounds appealing, and you have the experience required for the position, we look forward to receiving your application.Please note that this advert is not for a single specific role, but for temporary admin jobs with the Council in Leicester generally.Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business