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Admin Officer/Support Officer

  • Location:

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

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  • Salary:

    Up to £10.37 per hour

  • Contact:

    Newcastle CL

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

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  • Startdate:

    July/Aug 2019

Job Description

Brook Street has been chosen as a recruitment partner to hire temporary Admin Officers for The Rural Payments Agency (DEFRA). We are running a rolling recruitment drive for Admin Officer/Support Advisor roles, giving you the chance to gain invaluable experience in the Public Sector.

As an Admin Officer, your role will provide administrative duties e.g. paying claims and setting up applications. You will need to gain an understanding of the current guidance and regulations and based on these you will be responsible for;

* Collating and analysing fairly complex information or data
* Undertaking transactional processing of claims
* Working at pace with high quality and accuracy
* Liaising with fellow team members regarding queries on claims and agreement processing
* Communicating with customers regarding claims, amendments and recoveries in writing and on the telephone


* Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
* Effective IT Skills, experience of using word, excel and other windows based applications
* Good customer service skills
* Ability to input data efficiently and accurately
* A positive attitude to (temporary) employment and be available for the duration of the assignment


* Excellent location with free parking (Newcastle Business Park)
*37 hours per week, Monday to Friday
* Competitive pay rate


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