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How to find administrative jobs in the UK

If you are looking for administrative jobs in the UK, you firstly need to ensure that you have the right skills and experience to obtain work in the industry. Ensure that you have at NVQ Level 2 in Administration, have a good command of the English language and excellent keyboard skills.

In addition, administrators need to have good organisational skills, have an ability to meet deadlines and use their own initiative on occasions. Administrative jobs can vary, from helping to plan and prepare meetings and conferences to overseeing the collection, collation and analysis of data.

Administrative jobs in the UK can be obtained from many sources including local authorities, private health establishments and housing associations, the NHS, and a host of other local organisations.

If you are looking for an administrative job in the UK, think about organisations in your local area who are likely to employ office staff such as solicitors, insurance offices, supermarkets, estate agents and banks. Some of these organisations will require additional skills and experience but the job description and/or person specification will indicate the requirements of each post.

The internet is a vast resource and can be consulted to find an array of administrative jobs in the UK. Jobs websites such as Direct.gov, Monster, Reed Recruitment, Total Jobs, Sector 1 and the Civil Service gateway are just a few of the websites where jobs can be found. Sometimes, office staff will be required to combine other roles such as IT or web design so look out for jobs with different job titles other than administrators where you could diversify and utilise your skills.

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