Clerical Officer

Excel Recruitment are recruiting on behalf of The Heritage Council for 2 Clerical Officers to work as part of the Heritage Council’s Administration team.

In partnership with The Heritage Council, Excel are currently recruiting for 2 Clerical Officers. These will both be full-time permanent positions based in The Heritage Council Office in Kilkenny. The Clerical Officer will work as part of the Heritage Council administrative team and will be responsible for providing a comprehensive administrative and clerical service as required.

Please note the closing date for applications is Friday 2nd of September at 5pm. The full information booklet is available on the Heritage Council’s Website

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The main duties of the Clerical Officer role include but are not limited to:

  • To provide a comprehensive administrative and clerical service as required.
  • General clerical duties such as typing; filing; dealing with correspondence; photo-copying; making and answering telephone calls; dealing with e-mails; attending and taking minutes of meetings; report writing and proof reading;
  • To prepare reports, correspondence and other documents as necessary.
  • Provide support to line manager and colleagues;
  • Co-ordinate room bookings, meetings, professional telephone queries;
  • Maintain databases and records as required;
  • Provide research support as required including typing questionnaires, collating results etc..
  • Working as part of a team in delivering the services of the Heritage Council


Candidates must demonstrate in their cover letter (no more than 2 pages) and cv that they meet all the below essential criteria. If CV and Cover letter is being uploaded through a job board, please ensure to upload as one document, or alternatively email to Ciara Connolly to email address provided in the information booklet.

Each candidate must, on the latest date for receipt of CV and Cover Letter must have:

  • A minimum of a Leaving Certificate or equivalent or higher; or A minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience.
  • Relevant office administration experience including provision of secretarial support, drafting reports, minute taking, proof reading, etc.
  • Excellent IT skills (including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access);
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills and an ability to undertake work requiring accuracy and attention to detail.
  • The ability to take direction and follow instructions.
  • The ability to work on his/her own initiative and as part of a team.
  • The ability to organise work and prioritise tasks.
  • Be flexible in their approach to their work.
  • Work well with the public and with others

It is also desirable, but not essential, that candidates will have:

  • A qualification in Office Administration or a relevant third level qualification.
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant office administration experience.
  • Previous experience of working in administration within an educational or public service setting.
  • A knowledge of the Irish language

In Return:

  • Full time permanent position
  • Salary in line with Civil Service Clerical Officer Scale point 1 starting at €25,339
  • 22 days annual leave, rising to 23 days after 5 years’ service and 24 after 10 years’ service
  • Located in Kilkenny
  • Hours of work are Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm
  • Pension

To apply please submit a cover letter (no more than two pages) with the role title in the subject line, outlining why you are interested in the opportunity and where you believe your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role. Additionally, please attach a comprehensive curriculum vitae (c.v.) clearly showing the relevant achievements and experience in your career to date. If applying through a job board please submit CV and Cover Letter as one document or alternatively email to Ciara Connolly at Please ensure to read the full information booklet which is available on the the Heritage Council’s Website .For more information please contact Ciara Connolly. Please note only candidates that demonstrate they meet the essential criteria by way of cover letter will be shortlisted.


Medical Administrator

Excel Recruitment is currently looking for experienced Medical Administrators for our client based in Kildare and Dublin South.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Medical Administrator who enjoys working in a fast-paced and varied role. This is an ongoing temporary position.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Providing clerical support to the Clinical teams

Dealing with patient queries by phone and email

Manage and respond to calls and queries in a professional manner

Data Entry

Processing of patient information


Minimum of 2 year’s admin experience ideally in a medical setting

A reliable individual with a strong understanding of the importance of confidentiality and discretion

Available to start immediately

Excellent organisation and communication skills

Fluent written and spoken English

Good technical proficiency

In Return

Pay rate of €13.05ph

Long-term positions for the right candidate

Positions available in Kildare & Dublin South

Should you be interested in this Medical Administrator position, please upload your CV to the link provided or call Kayleigh on 045-397140. For more jobs, please visit the Excel Recruitment website.