Temporary Part Time Office Assistant

Allen Associates
9.00 GBP Hourly
08 Oct 2021
28 Oct 2021
Part Time
Contract Type

We have just registered an exciting opportunity within an academic environment for a dynamic and friendly individual. THIS IS A PART TIME ROLE BASED IN THE OFFICE, 8am to 1pm, MONDAY TO FRIDAY. Sadly, this is not flexible, so please only apply if you are happy to apply on this basis.

Our client is looking to take on a confident and help candidate who can provide an exceptional Front of House service. You will be responsible for a variety of tasks which include responding to queries, meeting and greeting visitors and providing essential administrative support.

This role is being offered on a temporary basis and requires a candidate to start immediately. Please bear this in mind when applying.

Temporary Part Time Office Assistant Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Being the first point of contact for all visitors
  • Answering the phone and handling queries
  • Redirecting calls
  • Email management
  • Managing post/courier deliveries
  • Maintaining the front office and meeting rooms to ensuring they are clean and tidy
  • General admin duties as required

Temporary Part Time Office Assistant Requirements

It is essential that you have previous experience within an administrative/ Reception capacity. Ideally, you will have worked within an academic environment, although this is not essential.

You will be managing a variety of tasks with conflicting deadlines so prioritisation skills are key. You will be enthusiastic and willing to work in a demanding environment.

As you will be the face of the office, you will be confident and have outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

You will have a high level of accuracy and have the initiative to work with little supervision.

High level of competence with Microsoft Office is very important for this role as it will been needed to complete your tasks on a daily basis.

Those on the DBS update service would be preferred, although this is not essential; an enhanced DBS check will be taken out at offer stage. Please only apply if you are happy with this!

Temporary Part Time Office Assistant Rewards

A competitive hourly rate is offered alongside holiday pay.

The Location

The office is based in Oxford (OX26) with onsite parking and can be easily reached using public transport or bicycle.

The Company

The client fosters a collaborative and community ehos and has a remarkable reputation. If you are looking for an amazing opportunity in a sociable and friendly environment, this could be the perfect role for you!

Please note that due to the nature of the role, an enhanced DBS check will be taken out upon offer of employment. Please only apply if you are happy to proceed on this basis

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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