Office Assistant

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Role Summary

Bliss is an award-winning charity looking for an Office Assistant to play a central role in a supportive and ambitious Finance and Operations Team.

You will have experience of working in a fast-paced administrator role, and will have a passion for learning new things, and a desire to provide support in a variety of ways.

The ideal candidate will have experience of administrative work for a charity or private sector organisation, and will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent IT skills including confidence in using Microsoft applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • An ability to be self-motivated, and to work independently as well as part of a team
  • An ability to think creatively and look for new ways of working
  • A willingness to go the extra mile, to provide genuine support to those around you

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to develop and refine their skills in this varied and interesting role.

For more details, please view the job description and person specification attached to this advert and also available on our website.

Why work for Bliss?

Bliss values and celebrates the work of its Finance and Operations. We understand that we all have different priorities at home and we therefore offer a mix of financial and non-financial benefits including 25 days paid holiday (pro rata), flexible working practices, time off for volunteering, learning and development via peer to peer, blended, cascaded and self-directed learning and family friendly policies. Please see the JD for more details.

How to apply

Interested applicants are requested to submit the following documents to recruitment@bliss.org.uk

  • CV
  • Supporting statement explaining how you meet the criteria in the person specification
  • Equal opportunities form

Recruitment Timeline

  • We are recruiting on an immediate basis and early applications will be prioritised.
  • First round interviews will take place on a rolling basis after shortlisting.

It is Bliss’ policy not to contact applicants who have not been invited for interview

Job Description

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