Office Assistant recruitment agency listing

Being an office assistant is a busy job that involves a range of administrative tasks, such as typing, filing, sorting the post and answering the phone.

It is an entry-level position in many organisations and no specific qualifications are needed, although employers often look for people with grade C passes in GCSE English and maths.

Basic IT skills, such as proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, will be helpful in securing a position. Obtaining a European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is an effective way to demonstrate competence in this.

While an office assistant is often a relatively junior position, employers still favour staff who have some work experience. Temping via a secretarial recruitment agency is a good way to get started and pick up the organisational skills needed to secure a permanent role.

There are lots of opportunities to find employment as an admin assistant, as all big companies and public sector organisations need them. While the majority of jobs are full-time, there are also plenty of part-time roles available, which may suit people returning to work.

Salaries for full-time positions range from £10,000 to £20,000, depending on location, but can be much higher for administrators who have experience in a specialist sector, such as law, accountancy, medicine or construction.

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  • The Plus Team

    If you are looking for high-quality administration staff, then The Plus Team has the tools and expertise to help. Based in London, we have a wealth of experience in placing talented candidates into roles ranging from secretarial to typing; so regardless of the requirement, we have it covered. Contact us today and find out why so many of our clients have made us their admin agency of choice for over a decade.
    Coverage London and Home Counties
    • 23 Hanover Square, London - West End, London, Greater London, W1S 1JB
  • Anne Jagger Recruitment LTD

    Offering a wide range of Recruitment & Business Support solutions, Anne Jagger understands the diverse needs of today's businesses and job seekers. Office, Admin, Customer Service, Sales, Marketing, Accounting and Logistics all covered throughout the UK.
    Coverage Uk Wide
    • 85 - 87 Bayham Street, London, Greater London, NW1 0AG
  • Wild Recruitment

    For the past 13 years, Wild Recruitment has built up a database of quality candidates and on average finds work for 30 people a month in the Hampshire and Dorset areas. We look to find solutions for all your staffing problems in the Admin & Secretarial industry, recruiting in the areas of Administration, Secretarial, Reception, Switchboard and Typing.
    Coverage Hampshire and Dorset
    • 46-48 Arundel Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 1NL
    • Suite 1, First Floor, Latimer House, 42-44 High Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1BT
    • Technology House, 152 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 1LH
  • Recruit Mint Ltd

    With over 70 years of combined experience, our team at Recruit Mint are more than adept at placing exemplary Admin professionals into positions within Peterborough and the surrounding areas. We take the time to listen to the needs of our clients before commonly placing personnel such as Secretaries, Receptionists and Personal Assistants. We're so confident in our quality of service that we also offer a 110% rebate on perm placements.
    Coverage 60 mile radius of Peterborough
    • 118 Culley Court, Orton Southgate, Peterborough, Cambs, PE2 6WA
    • 5 High Street, Huntingdon, Cambs, PE29 3TE
  • Think Specialist Recruitment - OFFICE SUPPORT STAFF EXPERTS

    Think Specialist Recruitment specialise in a number of key areas including:- administration (at all levels), PA and secretarial, customer services, sales admin/sales support, office management and reception. We offer an independent, professional, honest & efficient recruitment service.
    Coverage Hertfordshire, Beds, Bucks and Greater London
    • Atlantic Business Centre, Hamilton House, 111 Marlowes, Hertfordshire, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1BB
  • Berry Recruitment - Commercial Division

    From senior director level to more junior within finance, HR, marketing, sales, customer service and administration our Office and Contact Centre service is geared towards matching candidates with opportunities which precisely suit their capabilities. We have an established pedigree within the sector and our specialist teams are well qualified to advise and assist your career development.
    Coverage UK wide
    18 Offices Nationwide
  • Attic Recruitment Limited

    Attic Recruitment is a boutique consultancy specialising in first-class executive assistant, secretarial and graduate recruitment across a broad range of industry sectors.
    Coverage London and the South East
    • 79/80 Margaret Street, London, Greater London, W1W 8TA
  • Amanda Smith Recruitment Ltd

    Amanda Smith Recruitment Ltd specialises in the supply of the Permanent, Temporary and Contract Administrative, Secretarial, Office Support, Language and Digital Media staff. Based Central London.
    Coverage London
    • 88 Kingsway, Holborn, London, WC2B 6AA
  • Flex Recruitment Plus

    With the ability to fill all roles within the Administration Industry, FlexPlus can become a valuable extension to your business when looking to source PA, Secretarial and Typing professionals. FlexPlus is a recruitment consultancy that can provide locally assessed Admin staff from branches nationwide. Our work simulated training results in high competence hires, while a right to work guarantee results in peace of mind.
    Coverage UK wide
    15 Offices Nationwide
  • Intro Recruitment

    Backed by a team of enthusiastic and experienced consultants, Intro Recruitment can deliver extensively assessed candidates for all admin jobs across Merseyside, Cheshire, Lancashire and Cumbria. Our cost effective and responsive solutions are held in high regard by our clients and are used to recruit secretaries, receptionists and administration staff for vacancies within all sectors.
    Coverage North West England
    • 27-29 Library Street, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1NN
  • Brightwork Ltd

    From PAs to Mail Room Operatives, Brightwork Recruitment can provide all disciplines of personnel for high volume or ad-hoc demands. Our office database is categorised into sectors, meaning that we have instant access to the candidates who are specifically skilled at performing administrative functions in your field. With organisation, IT and communication skill checks, you can immediately rely on the staff that we recommend to your business.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • Off To Work Permanent Recruitment

    We have recruited Talent Sourcing Specialists who each come with exceptional knowledge of their dedicated industry sector, this experiences shows our passion, our service focus and the strength of our team, it enables us to have an in-depth insight to the requirements of your Job Spec OR Talent needs.
    Coverage UK & Worldwide
    • 31-33 Guildhall Buildings, 12 Navigation Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B2 4BT
    • Lvl 1 36-37 Kings House, King ST, London, Bank, EC2V 8BB
  • Plum Personnel

    In a nutshell we'll deliver an efficient service that's competitively priced. We'll actively listen to fully understand and meet your business needs - and won't promise what we can't deliver. You can be assured of a complete professional service underpinned by integrity in all that we do.
    Coverage West Midlands and Warwickshire
    • 699 Warwick Road, Solihull, West Midlands, Westmidlands, B91 3DA
  • Sheffield Recruitment Specialists

    Bespoke recruitment service providing first class candidates for positions in Sheffield and the South Yorkshire area. At Sheffield Recruitment Specialists we deliver a valuable, cost effective service to local clients looking to recruit key members of staff at all levels of their business. Recruiting in the following areas: Admin, Sales & Marketing, HR, Accounts, IT, Export, Purchasing, Legal - Secretaries, Paralegals, Fee Earners & Solicitors
    Coverage Yorkshire, Humberside and Derbyshire
    • The Park Lodge, Park Avenue, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S35 7DR
  • Sarah Harvey Recruitment Limited

    Sarah Harvey Recruitment has been established for over 20 years specialising in Commercial, Technical, Healthcare and Executive recruitment. Based in Leamington, Sarah Harvey have developed a reputation as a hard working, honest and professional consultancy.
    Coverage UK, Europe.
    • 37 Chandos Street, Leamington Spa, Midlands, Warwickshire, CV32 4RL

    PB Recruitment Consultants Ltd is a multifaceted company dedicated to service provision. We have many candidates with administration/secretarial experience, ranging from office junior to Personal Assistant, looking for temporary and permanent vacancies. We offer a tailor made service according to specific client/job required, using our extensive database of candidates, within each specialised area of practice.
    Coverage Throughout the UK
    • Suite 3a, Chantry House, 8-10 High Street, Essex, Billericay, CM12 9BQ
  • Interaction Commercial Recruitment

    Supported by a team of experienced consultants and enviable industry contacts, Interaction Recruitment deliver an effective and responsive service when responding to all levels of administration vacancies. From one day bookings to permanent placements, our account managers are adept at recruiting for all industry roles including secretary, admin manager, receptionist, PA and typist. We offer competitive rates and work with clients nationwide.
    Coverage UK wide
    28 Offices Nationwide
  • Influx Recruitment

    Although working predominately in the engineering sector, our database contains a wide range of administrative personnel and we continuously find ourselves recruiting for admin/secretarial positions with great success.
    Coverage UK and Worldwide
    • Office 26, Fife Renewables Innovation Centre, Ajax Way, Fife, Scotland, Leven, KY8 3RS
  • Staffbase Recruitment

    Regardless of your core activity your business may not function without adequate administrative resources being in place. If you are recruiting permanent and /or temporary admin personnel including; PA's, Receptionists, Sales, Accounts Administrators and Data Entry Clerk then we can help you. Do you need extra admin personnel to cover holidays, sickness or peaks in seasonal demand then call Staffbase now to discuss how we can help you.
    Coverage Midlands
    • Lumonics House, Valley Drive, Swift Valley Ind Est, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 1TQ

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Low Pay:£13,650
Medium Pay:£18,525
High Pay:£27,500
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