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Service Administrator (Sycamore Service – Red Squirrel)

  • Part time
  • £19,478 pro-rata
  • Auchterhouse near Dundee
  • Closing 17th September 2021

  • Advertised from 1st September 2021
  • 20 hours per week


This is an exciting opportunity to work in our new residential house for children in Auchterhouse near Dundee. You should be organised, used to working in a busy office environment and possess the skills to deliver a full administration service including reception duties, co-ordinating meetings, mail and maintaining manual and electronic storage and retrieval systems. You will also coordinate building and equipment needs as required in consultation with your manager.

An important part of the role is to provide financial administration for the service, supported by the Senior Finance Officer. You must be able to work with high levels of accuracy in recording and inputting data and in providing regular management information, in an agreed format and also responding to ad hoc requests as required.

You must have excellent IT skills, and experience of using the range of Microsoft Office tools on a daily basis: Word, Excel, Outlook etc. You will also need to become familiar with Microsoft Teams which is currently being used extensively during the Covid-19 pandemic.

You will be proficient in using Microsoft Word such as to enable you to support the production of a range of reports. As you will often be the first point of contact within the service for a range of social care, education and other professionals you will need to have strong verbal communication skills.

Application notes

Please go to our website where you can apply on-line. If you have any queries please e-mail: Applications are welcome from diverse ethnic minority and cultural communities, and under-represented faith and religious groups.

Aberlour is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our service users and uses a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.

Applications to be returned by noon: Friday, 17 September 2021

Virtual interviews are planned for: w/c 27 September 2021

Please note we do not accept CV’s.

A Scottish Guarantee Co No: SC312912 Scottish Charity No. SC007991