Administrative Officer

Administrative Officer needed in Coventry, £11.98ph PAYE – Reference: 415168­

Computer Literate, clear communication, good numerical skills (inputting data accurately), dealing with telephone and in-person visits, cash handling skills, record management, raising purchase orders, invoicing, charging, inputting record of incidents

Subject to Enhanced DBS

  • Deal with enquiries, through varying mediums (e.g. Face to Face, Telephone & Email), ensuring that where possible they are resolved at first contact, or that messages are passed on to the relevant person for action; seeking to resolve queries and using judgement as to when to pass on more complex issues.
  • Undertake data input and document production using the range of systems in use within the organisation including reports and minutes.
  • Maintain computerised and manual filing systems, retrieving information as requested, and ensuring that information is kept up to date; to include creation of databases and spreadsheets as appropriate and provision of information and reports as required.
  • Responsible for maintaining supplies of stationery and other office consumables for distribution upon request.
  • Place and receipt orders, and raise invoices as appropriate.
  • Receiving and processing small amounts of cash and cheque payments, including operating a small amount of petty cash and update of reconciliation sheets.
  • Handle straightforward correspondence on behalf of others, and undertake Minute taking as appropriate.
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of corporate systems and standards and pass on information to other team members.
  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the service.


This is a part time role on a temporary contract basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to quoting the reference number.


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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