Job Details

Administrative Assistant

  • Dyslexia Association of Ireland
  • Ref: #CES-2201858
  • Dublin 2, Dublin 2, County Dublin, Ireland
  • No of positions: 2
  • Community Employment Programme
  • 19.5 hours per week
  • Community Employment Programme Rates
  • Published On: 08 Nov 2021
  • Closing On: 20 Dec 2021

Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over and in receipt of a qualifying social welfare payment for 1 year or more or 18 years and over for certain disadvantaged groups. Your eligibility will have to be verified by the Department.

You can register your interest by selecting the ‘Register your interest’ button or you can contact a case officer in your local Intreo Centre.

Applicants should supply suitable character references and be prepared to complete a Garda vetting application form.



Duties

This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

The administrative assistant will play an important role to ensure the smooth and effective running of a busy information office, and assist with the DAI information helpline. 
Key Areas of Responsibility: 
•	To be a first point of contact for members and the public, both in person and on the phone. 
•	To provide administrative support to staff. 
•	To update databases and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office. 
•	To open post and record same. 
•	To keep the office and reception area/waiting room neat and tidy on a daily basis. 
•	To assist in setting up rooms for meetings/events. 
•	To attend team meetings and take minutes when required. 
•	To attend regular supervision meetings with your line manager. 

Requirements 
Good verbal and written skills in English. An interest in or understanding of dyslexia or specific learning difficulties is desirable, but not essential as training will be given.  

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