Administrative Assistant

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Royal Blind
50 Gillespie Crescent
Edinburgh, EH10 4JB

Services: Care for Older People, Royal Blind

Job Type: Administration and Customer Services

Salary: £18,260 – £19,528 per annum

Position: Full Time

Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 19/06/2017

Job Summary

Royal Blind, Scotland’s largest visual impairment charity, is looking for an Administrative Assistant to join Jenny’s Well, our new care home for visually impaired older people, due to open in Paisley in October.

The Administrative Assistant will provide efficient and professional administration support and assistance to the Manager/Deputy Manager and deal with general day to day administration duties for the care home.

Key requirements:

- At least Standard Grade (Credit) or Intermediate 2 in English and Maths or above (or equivalent).

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

- Flexibility and adaptability.

- Excellent organisation skills, attention to detail, records management and general administration, with good level of PC literacy.

- Fast and accurate keyboard skills (minimum 40 wpm).

- Diary management experience.

- Previous experience in reception and general office responsibilities including dealing with petty cash and reconciling credit card statements.

- Able to develop effective and supportive relationships with residents and their families and with colleagues.

- Ability to maintain confidentiality and observe security and data protection requirements at all times.


Hours: 35 hours, Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm, with one Saturday worked per month

Pay: £18,260 – £19,528 per annum


The post is subject to a PVG Scheme Record/Update.

For full details of the role, please review the job description, person specification and summary of terms and conditions available opposite.


Closing date: Monday 19 June 2017


Please note that we accept direct applications from candidates only and do not engage the services of Recruitment Agencies. We do not accept unsolicited CV’s and all applications must be made using our application form.