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Administrative Officer

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Salary:Starting salary is £26,240 

Working pattern:Full time, Fixed Term 


Closing date:08 April 2024 at midnight 

Join our team as an Administrative Officer!

Reporting to the Network and Systems Coordinator, you'll play a vital role in ensuring smooth operations within our business support function. Responsibilities include managing reception, handling calls, operating our case management system, and processing documents. With opportunities for growth and development, you'll also assist with various office tasks and support our network coordination efforts.

Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting your career, this role offers a dynamic environment where you can thrive. Apply now and become an integral part of our dedicated Civil Legal Assistance Office team in Aberdeen.

About us
The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) was set up in 1987 to manage legal aid in Scotland. We are a non-departmental public body responsible to the Scottish Government. Our main purpose is to manage and continuously improve publicly funded legal assistance and to advise Scottish Ministers on its strategic development for the benefit of society.

The Civil Legal Assistance Office (CLAO) was established in its current form in 2008. The service operates through a mix of casework; referral to other providers of legal assistance and support; second tier support to other providers (including training); and partnership/development project working with local and national organisations operating in the defined geographical areas.

If you wish to learn more about us and our direct services, please visit Further information about CLAO can be found at

Why work for us
We are an ethical organisation, carrying out rewarding work that can have a considerable impact on clients’ lives.

We seek high calibre people and in return, we set out to provide good training and development with rewarding working conditions. We aim to be an ‘employer of choice’. Should you come to work with us, you’ll discover that no matter what your job or level of responsibilities, you are treated as an individual, with fairness, dignity, and respect.

Our stable and secure reward package includes:
• A competitive salary with potential for pay progression
• Flexible working arrangements and a great holiday entitlement of 34 days per year (inclusive of public and privilege holidays) increasing after five years of continuous service
• A defined benefit pension scheme with a 6% employee contribution
• Job security in a stable environment for long term career progression
• Support from colleagues within a rewarding, positive work culture
• Opportunities for learning and development while making a difference with challenging tasks for ultimate job satisfaction.

To find out more about working with SLAB and our benefits, please visit

About the role
Reporting to the Network and Systems Coordinator, you will provide an efficient reception and administrative service within the business support function of Client Legal Services.

This post is full time for a 9-month fixed term contract.

If you are applying for a full time position on a part time basis (less than 35 hours per week), please give details of the number of hours and pattern of part time work you would be interested in.

Further details are supplied in the ‘General Information for Applicants’ document.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are dedicated to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where all belong.

We welcome and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, including groups currently underrepresented in our workforce. These include people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, disabled people, and LGBTQI+ people.

We will ensure that disclosure of disability status will not negatively impact anyone’s application. We are committed to guaranteeing an interview to every applicant who indicates they have a disability, in terms of the Equality Act 2010, that meets the minimum criteria for the role.

For more details and a full list of essential criteria and required competencies, please see the ‘Additional Information’ section on the vacancy page of our recruitment portal.

Completed applications should be returned by Monday, 8 April 2024 (midnight) via SLAB’s recruitment portal. Early applications are strongly encouraged, as we may close the vacancy earlier.

In-person interviews will likely be organised in the week commencing 15 April 2024 (353 Union Street, AB11 6BT).

Application Information

To apply please click 'Apply Online'. For any assistance or queries, please email