Corporate Services Team Assistant

  • Fixed Term (12 months), Full time 8am-4pm Monday-Friday (35 hours per week)

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary scale: Band 1 (£21,806 – £27,473)
  • Benefits: 40.5 days of annual leave (including public holidays), Flexible working arrangements, Civil Service Pension Scheme arrangements, Life Assurance scheme, Employee Assistance Programme

The SPSO is the final stage for complaints about organisations providing public services in Scotland.  We investigate complaints across a wide range of sectors including councils, the NHS, housing associations, most water and sewerage providers, the Scottish Government and its agencies and departments, colleges and universities, prisons, and most Scottish public bodies. 

Our Corporate Services team provides a range of functions and internal and external services to a range of stakeholders.  The Team Assistant will provide general administrative support to the team and tasks will be wide-ranging and will include the administration of professional advice, procurement and finance matters, human resources procurement, records retention and disposal, and general facilities administration.

This is an ideal role for an energetic and enthusiastic individual looking for a varied administrative workload and involvement in a range of Corporate Services activities.  To be successful in this role, you will have a minimum of one years’ relevant experience in a general clerical and/or administrative support role.  Building strong working relationships with colleagues and external stakeholders is a key part of this role and you will have a flexible approach with the ability to manage a wide range of competing priorities.

If you are interested in joining an organisation that enjoys challenge and strives for continuous improvement, please visit our website at for an application pack or contact 0131 240 2979 or for further information.


Closing date:  5pm, 30 January 2019

Interviews:  To be held w/c 11 February 2019


We are an equal opportunities employer. Please note we regret that we are unable to consider applicants previously unsuccessful at interview.


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Further information about working with us is available here. 

Updated: January 10, 2019