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Junior Administrator

HEART UK is passionate about preventing premature deaths caused by high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease.  We provide expert support, guidance and education to patients, their families and also the health care professionals treating the patients.  We also lobby for better detection of those at risk.

This is a full time position based in Maidenhead and is a great opportunity to work in a small, friendly team and get involved in activities across the organisation.  Working closely with our Senior Administrator, this is a varied role where you will work across HEART UK providing support for the whole team to ensure that activities run smoothly. 

Specifically, you will be the first point of contact for professionally directing incoming calls and greeting visitors, organising and maintaining records and working with our database to ensure information is entered accurately.  You will also help to co-ordinate the office facilities, assist with events, sending out literature orders, updating the intranet/website, ensuring sufficient office supplies and being a supportive member of the team.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have some previous experience of working in an office and a good eye for detail.  Strong IT skills, specifically with Microsoft Office packages are essential, along with a good level of education (specifically mathematics and English).  Working across HEART UK, you will be a motivated and approachable team player with the confidence in prioritising your workload.

If you would like to join a team that makes a real difference to the lives of others, we would love to hear from you.

For more information about the job description and to apply, please submit an up-to-date CV and covering letter including a supporting statement of no more than 1,000 words outlining your suitability for the role according to the person specification.

Closing date: 9am Monday 29th October 2018

Interview process: This will be a two-stage process with first interviews held on Thursday 8th November. We anticipate second interviews to be held on Monday 19th November.

No agencies please. 

HEART UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.