Administrative Assistant - Braintree Council - Working for Essex
Salary: £20,444 to £22,175 per annum
Closing date: 05 Feb 2023
Location: Braintree
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 10510
Role: Administration
About the role

Administrative Assistant - Braintree Council

Permanent, Full Time

£20,444 to £22,175 per annum

Location: Braintree

Hours: Full time 37 hours a week

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 5th February 2023

Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Braintree Council to recruit this Administrative Assistant.

To Apply for this Administrative Assistant role please CLICK HERE

The Opportunity:

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Exchequer Team for an Administrative Assistant.

The Role:

Working together with the wider team, you will provide administrative support to the Revenues and Benefits teams.


Ideally, you will have some previous experience in an administrative role or be able to evidence transferrable skills.

You will need to have good organisational skills and will also need to have good IT skills. Excellent attention to detail and accuracy are critical.

In this role the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, clients and external contractors is crucial. You will need excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to meet deadlines.


  • Referencing of daily incoming correspondence on behalf of all teams
  • Provide assistance with billing processes
  • Undertake verification of documentation on behalf of the Benefits team
  • Provide scanning duties on behalf of the Revenues & Benefits teams.
  • Provide support with the management of data
  • To support, contribute and comply with quality practises as described within the Corporate Quality Policy and as described by Management.
  • To apply and actively promote the principles of the Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy in all areas of employment and service delivery.
  • Any other associated duties as detailed by the Benefit Manager or their representative.
  • To advise the Line Manager if at any time, the above duties and responsibilities cannot be performed.

Why choose Braintree District Council?

Braintree District Council is a great place to work. We pride ourselves on our creative and innovative approach which is led by our staff. We are committed to having an engaged workforce who understand our strategy and how they can help deliver it. Some of the benefits of working for Braintree District Council are:

Our benefits include:

- Flexible working

- Local government pension scheme

- Learning and development for all staff

- Staff discounts at local businesses

- Staff recognition schemes

- Extensive health and wellbeing programme including discounted gym membership.

For further information about this vacancy and to apply online please visit

Closing date for receipt of completed applications: Midnight on Sunday 5th February 2023

Interviews will be held on Monday 13th February 2023

What should you do next?

If you are interested in finding out more about this role, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our Braintree District Council website or apply using the link below

To Apply for this Administrative Assistant role please CLICK HERE

Please Note Essex County Council is advertising this role on behalf of Braintree District Council and if successful you will be employed by Braintree District Council

For an informal conversation about this role please contact James Cook on 01376 552525.