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Company: The Scottish Union of Supported Employment
Location: 1 Neasham Drive
Job Type: Part Time
Salary: £7,738 (£9.30 per hour)
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The following vacancy is funded through Community Job Scotland and is open to vulnerable unemployed people aged 16 to 29, including carers, early service leavers (armed forces), care experienced people, people with disabilities, and young people with convictions who are not able to sustain 25 hours of work per week and who are not on Specialist Employability Support (SES).

Position:           Administration Assistant
Reporting to:   Membership Co-ordinator
Location:          Kirkintilloch (with travel across Scotland where necessary)
Salary:               £7,738 per annum (£9.30 per hour)
Hours:               16 hours per week

This is fixed term contract for 12 months.

Job Purpose:
The Administration Assistant will have an important role in ensuring our members are kept informed and fully engaged in our day to day work. She / he will help us to organise events, respond to enquiries, post updates to social media and our website and provide day to day administration support.
This is a varied and interesting role that offers the post holder the opportunity to work in a fast changing setting and contribute to the development of this forward thinking charity. The post holder will be expected to carry out a range of tasks to set timescales.

SUSE will provide high quality training and mentoring to ensure the post holder gains the skills they need to carry out this role successfully.

Job Role:
1. IT and Social Media
a. Updating the SUSE website.
b. Posting to social media channels.
c. Supporting the collection of case studies and good news stories when required.
d. Communicating with SUSE’s suppliers for IT, website hosting and communications when required.
e. Supporting the creation of website and social media content that is engaging and informative.
f. Supporting evidence gathering activities such as member surveys.
2. Charity Administration
a. Supporting the Membership Co-ordinator with all aspects of SUSE’s administration function.
b. Carry out duties such as call handling, emails, and correspondence, dealing with enquiries and requests as appropriate.
c. Working to GDPR regulations at all times.
d. Supporting the Membership Co-ordinator to provide a secretarial function for the SUSE Board including organising meetings and preparing and issuing papers.
e. Undertake general office duties such as filing, answering telephones, handling routine correspondence, letter writing and emails.
3. Membership Services and Projects
a. Maintain strong relationships with SUSE’s members.
b. Support the Membership Co-ordinator to organise members’ events including training courses, meetings and the SUSE annual conference.
c. Perform any such reasonable duties requested by the Membership Co-ordinator or CEO which are appropriate and beneficial to charity.
Equal Opportunities
SUSE is committed to the active promotion of Equal Opportunities as an employer and to the advancement of opportunities for disabled people. We require our staff to understand and demonstrate a commitment to Equal Opportunities. This includes in all project activities and work with SUSE members and their clients.
Annual Leave
The annual leave year runs from 31st March to 1st April each year. SUSE staff have annual leave entitlements of 35 days per annum, including public holidays (pro rata for part time posts).
Person specification
There are no essential requirements for this post
• Ability to manage time effectively and work to an agreed deadline.
• Ability to create engaging and informative website posts (or learn how to do so)
• Ability to create social media content (or learn how to do so).
• Ability to manage a diverse workload and use initiative.
• Ability to problem solve and ask for help when it is needed.
• Good written and oral communication skills.
• IT skills in word processing, using email and the internet.
• Ability to provide an excellent standards of customer service to SUSE’s members.
• Willingness to participate in training and learn new tasks.
Additional information
SUSE will provide high quality training and mentoring to ensure the post holder gains the skills they need to carry out this role successfully.
PVG/disclosure requirements
Required – can start subject to a successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership

To apply follow the link above – please do not apply directly.   If you would like more information or an informal discussion please contact Michelle by email at or on 0759202638.