Job title: Admin Assistant
Hourly rate: £9.50
Contract: Temp - 6 month with possibility of extension
Start date: ASAP
Hours: Full-time 37 hours per week. Saturday work may be required.
At Her Majesty`s Passport Office (HM Passport Office) we`re now expanding our Administrative Team to ensure the public gets the best possible service, both now and in the future. If you`re an organised individual with a good eye for detail, why not put your invaluable skills to good use and support the nation by becoming an essential key player in everyday life!
We are the sole issuer of UK passports, delivering 6 million passports to the UK population every year. We`re also responsible for the passport validation service (PVS) and for civil registration services through the General Register Office (GRO) - therefore CTC (Counter Terrorist Check) clearance will be required by all successful candidates.
This is an exciting 6 months contract with the possibility of being extended for a further 6 months, allowing you the opportunity to work for a nationally-recognised support function - ultimately taking your work experience to the next level!
As a Passport Officer/Support Clerk, you`ll tackle a range of administrative tasks. Day to day, you will:
" Support your unit with admin, co-ordinating and move applications, letters and files within and to other HM Passport offices.
" Record application data on our systems and print passport books
" Link incoming queries with the corresponding case files for processing.
" Send out correspondence to customers using the correct mail services.
" Maintain security and confidentiality at all times.
" Work flexibly and give colleagues a helping hand.
The public are relying on us to process and deliver passports quickly and accurately. It`s therefore important that you`re:
" Team-orientated and a clear communicator
" Learning and development tailored to your role
" An environment with flexible working options
" A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
" A Civil Service pension
" 34 days holiday
" Flexible working around core hours
Please note that some duties may involve physical work including light lifting and the transfer of boxes of work between business areas. We`ll provide full manual handling training.
To be part of a friendly team that performs a critical role, apply now!