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Temporary Office Assistant

Allen Associates
Closing date
25 Oct 2021

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Salary Band
Hourly Rate, At least £12.00
Contract Type
Full Time
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Temporary Office Assistant - Wallingford (OX10) - Salary - £10.99-13.74 per hour, plus holiday pay - Ref 20575

Temporary Office Assistant

We have registered an exciting opportunity to work for a fantastic educational provider over the next few weeks whilst they recruitment for a permanent member of staff.

This is a full-time role working 8am - 5:30pm Monday to Friday supporting their wonderful Administration team and covering the busy reception desk.

This role is to start as soon as possible, however a full DBS will need to be taken out in advance so start date may be delayed slightly.

Temporary Office Assistant Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will be including, but not limited, to:
  • Providing vital administration regarding Admissions, clubs, Compliance, Data Management, events/trips, Facilities Management, Finance, HR and Marketing
  • Acting as the first point of contact for the school, welcoming visitors and responding to telephone and email enquiries in a helpful and constructive manner, ensuring that appropriate actions are taken in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring the safety and security of the school at all times, making sure that the front door is closed and entry to the premises controlled. Ensuring that all visitors sign in and take a visitor badge where necessary, conducting the necessary H&S and safeguarding checks.
  • Communicating with parents, preparing for, and assisting with, Open Mornings.
  • Maintaining and updating school information, records and databases.
  • Receiving, sorting and distributing all packages, deliveries and mail. Helping with preparation of external mailings at busy times (e.g. billing).
  • Upkeep of stationery, material and resource stocks.

Temporary Office Assistant Requirements

The ideal candidate will have previous experience within a similar role. This will allow you to fit seamlessly into the busy and fast-paced office, as well as being able to work quickly and efficiently, stay clam under pressure, and be a well-presented, friendly welcomer to all visitors, staff and students, with an excellent telephone manner.

Temporary Office Assistant Rewards

Holiday pay is offered alongside the hourly rate.

The Location

Our client is located very near Wallingford (OX10). On-site parking is available.

The Company

Our client offers an innovative and nurturing community with an ambitious vision.

Allen Associates is a leading recruitment company with offices in Oxfordshire and West London, recruiting for Marketing, Finance, Human Resources and PA/Administrative roles. Allen Associates operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.
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