Clerical Assistant (Temporary)

Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Salary: 8,008 - 8,354
Location: Dumfries

Closing date: 25 October 2016
Job ref. no.: DGA01705


Clerical Assistant (Temporary) (7/03224)
Cummertrees Primary School
£8,008 - £8,354

Based Cummertrees Primary School, you will work22 hours per week, 38 weeks per year and you will undertake a broad range of clerical duties.

This post is based at Cummertrees Primary School. On occasion, however, it may be necessary to provide cover at our Partner School, Carrutherstown Primary.

You must have SVQ Level 2/NC/Highers or equivalent, experience of dealing with the public and children.

An aptitude for PC work and knowledge of office systems and equipment are essential. You must be flexible and have a pleasant manner. Good interpersonal skills are essential as is a full understanding of the need for absolute confidentiality. An ability to work with the minimum of supervision is essential.

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. From 28 February 2011, preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident.

This is a temporary post for a period of up to 29th June 2018. This post may be suitable for attachment. Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post.

The above salary includes a current living wage supplement.

For further information please contact: Sarah Graham on 01461 700257 or email:

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About Dumfries and Galloway Council

Dumfries and Galloway is the third largest region in Scotland. It covers 2,380 square miles and has an estimated population of 148,060 - that's around 60 people a square mile compared with the Scottish average of 168.

Our Council has a clear vision:

"to make Dumfries and Galloway the best place in Scotland to live, learn, work, visit and grow."

It also has a set of values that underpin all its work. These are:
• Customer First
• Continuous improvement
• Equality and diversity
• Local decision making and service delivery
• Openness and communication
• Team work and partnership
• Trust and honesty
They work to achieve that by delivering the actions in the Community Plan for Dumfries and Galloway the Corporate Plan for the Council and the Single Outcome Agreement with the Scottish Government.

The Council delivers its services through five departments with a staff of just under 8000 people. Also included within the Council are the Police and Fire and Rescue Service.

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