Clerical Assistant

4 days left

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£23,016 pa rising to £27,165 pa
10 Jun 2019
24 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Clerical Assistant – Post and Despatch Section (Ref: 691)

The Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers is one of the UK's largest and fastest growing trade unions.

A vacancy exists for a Clerical Assistant in the Post and Despatch Section based at the Union’s Head Office in Manchester.

The position is Grade 1, salary £23,016 pa rising to £27,165 pa after four years' service.

Hours of work for this post are:

10.00 am to 6.00 pm                      –             Monday to Thursday

10.00 am to 5.00 pm                      –             Friday

The hours may be varied to meet the demands of the service and some flexibility will be required.  The successful applicant may need to start between 8.00 am and 10.00 am on occasion.

Usdaw offers a final salary pension scheme and generous holiday entitlements.                           

The principal duties include:  managing stock levels of Union merchandise and publications; provide an efficient order picking and despatch service; provide clerical, postal and other ad hoc support services at Central Office to meet the specific needs of the section, including occasional reception cover; receiving and unloading deliveries; preparing for and attendance at the Union's Annual Delegate Meeting.

The successful applicant will possess:  knowledge of postal services and systems, including collating and managing stock information; the ability to undertake manual handling and despatch tasks; IT skills, including Excel and Outlook; the ability to communicate effectively, work flexibly in a small team and plan and organise; knowledge of switchboard operation and experience of performing security duties.

To apply please click the ‘Apply’ button above to be redirected to our website to download an application pack.

The closing date is noon on Monday, 24 June 2019.

Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday, 16 July 2019.

CVs are not accepted.  No agencies please.

Usdaw is an Equal Opportunities Employer.