Job details

Reference number - 1492-1778

Location - Based at PCMI in Cosham, Portsmouth

Salary - £15,276 p.a.

Job type/hours - Temporary (for up to 18 months), full-time (37 hours per week)

Closing time/date - 5.00pm on Tuesday 20 March 2018

Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration with Community Learning

Portsmouth Local Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

CRB Disclosure at basic level will be required prior to any offer of employment and this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Are you organised and reliable with a good eye for detail?

Working at PCMI as an administrative assistant you will be based in the front office, meeting and greeting the visitors to PCMI and taking them to their required destination as well as answering telephone calls. 

There will be general admin duties including filing, typing, and data accessing and updating using the electronic customer based system as well as dealing with petty cash, assisting with room bookings and associated hospitality.

You will be responsible for ensuring the reception and customer service area are tidy and well presented. 

Applications received after this may not be considered.

For further details on the role and an application form please click on the links below.

If you have any queries, contact us on 023 9284 1191 (8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Thursday, 8:30am to 4:00pm Friday).

You will need to demonstrate that you have the Right to Work in the UK. No post will be offered without it.

After the closing date all applications will be sifted for suitable candidates by Portsmouth City Council manager and the training provider.

Once the selection has taken place, if successful you will be asked to attend an assessment centre, which will hopefully lead to an interview. 

How to apply

How to apply: Please see the application attached at the bottom of the job page and email your application to or by post to Recruitment, Portsmouth City Council, Floor 1, Core 5, Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, PO1 2EP ensuring the reference number and the Post Title are in the subject box – this will ensure your application is sent to the correct manager as quickly as possible. We receive 1000’s of applications and do not always have the resource to investigate an application that is not clearly marked. If you do not receive an automated reply then we have not received your application.

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