Kickstart Role – Office Assistant

Website Graduate Gardeners Ltd

Built award winning gardens

Contracted Hours:

25 Hours per week

Working Pattern:

Hours vary weekly between Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm.

Hourly Rate:

National Minimum Wage based on age

Job Placement Summary :

About us:

For nearly 50 years, since 1974, We have designed and built award winning gardens throughout Gloucestershire and the surrounding counties, and our garden landscaping projects include front and rear gardens in local towns such as Cheltenham, Cirencester and Bristol, along with large village and country gardens throughout the Cotswolds and beyond. Due to recent success combined with growth, we are now seeking a proactive

Role purpose:

We are looking for a competent Office Assistant to help with the organisation and running of the daily administrative operations of the company. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working professional able to undertake a variety of office support tasks and work diligently under pressure. This person will be comfortable working with a high degree of attention to detail and discretion as well as incorporating new and effective ways to achieve better results.

Essential skills, experience and qualifications:

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Organise office and assist associates in ways that optimise procedures
  • Sort and distribute communications in a timely manner
  • Create and update records ensuring accuracy and validity of information
  • Schedule and plan meetings and appointments
  • Monitor level of supplies and handle shortages
  • Resolve office-related malfunctions and respond to requests or issues
  • Coordinate with other departments to ensure compliance with established policies
  • Maintain trusting relationships with suppliers, customers and colleagues
  • Perform receptionist duties when needed
  • Experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential
  • 4 GCSE’s or equivalent (including Maths and English)
  • Good communicational skills
  • Excellent time keeping skills

What’s in it for you:

  • First aid / Fire safety and Health and safety training provided.
  • 30 days paid holiday including bank holidays
  • Staff uniform provided.
  • A great team and an appealing work environment.
  • Full training provided
  • Free On-site parking available

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