Passion collaboration
Achievement focussed
Demand quality

Invoice/Administration Assistant ASL

Location Homebased- option to work from Edinburgh office is available
Salary £23,482 - £27,626 pro rata pa depending on experience (Grade N)
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This is a Permanent, Part Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

We help young people to build life-long belief in themselves, supporting them to take on their own challenges, follow their own passions and discover talents they never knew they had. Because when you prove to yourself that you’re ready for anything nothing can hold you back.

Do you want to be part of that?

The role:

This will be a part time (23 hours per week) homebased role however there is an office in Edinburgh as an option.  There may be team meetings from time to time so you may be required to travel to the Edinburgh office.

Award Scheme Ltd is the trading arm of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and we are responsible for the administration, opening accounts and general admin for all the Licensed Operators and Directly Licensed Centres who run the DofE.  We are a small, strong team that work closely together and support one another in achieving our goals.

We now have a fantastic opportunity for an Invoice and Administration Assistant to work within our team. You will provide support to the team in various areas such as processing invoices accurately and efficiently, uploading data from our online shop, ensuring customers’ accounts are kept up to date, answering customer queries always ensuring a high level of customer service, assisting the Operations manager with opening new accounts and various other ad hoc duties from time to time. 

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate:

  • Excellent customer service skills by email and telephone
  • Natural team player, happy to offer support to their team and colleagues.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, in particularly Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of account packages such as Sage or Business Central

What will you get in return?

The opportunity to work for a successful and dynamic charity that has the development of young people at its heart and the wellbeing and development of its people constantly in focus.

You will be joining a team of empowered colleagues working together.

A starting salary of between £23,482 - £27,626 pro rata dependent on experience.

From day one you’ll have access to a generous pension scheme, flexible working, volunteering leave, a healthcare cash plan, and an employee assistance programme.

How to apply

If you feel excited by this role and believe you have the necessary skills and experience to become a valued team member, please go to our website and apply.

The deadline for applying for this role is: Midnight on the  21st of November 2023

1st Interview will take place: w/c 4th of December to be held virtually.

2nd interviews will take place on: w/c 11 of December if required

The DofE are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.   All successful applicants will be required to undergo a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service check. (e.g. DBS/PVG or similar), including references covering any gaps of employment, confirm eligibility to work in the UK and complete a health check.

If you would like to access the application form in a different format or if you would like any assistance that might help improve your experience while completing the application, please contact us by email




Since its launch in 1956, the DofE has empowered millions of young people to become the very best they can be. It was established by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, our Patron, and is still guided by the same set of principles he laid down.

The flexibility and adaptability of DofE have allowed the DofE to spread around the world. We operate through a social franchise model in the UK, licensing and supporting a wide range of organisations to deliver DofE programmes to hundreds of thousands of young people every year.

Despite the disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak our ambition to grow the number of young people who can access a DofE programme remains unchanged and we continue to engage new partners and develop innovative ways of working with businesses, the voluntary sector, and policymakers across the UK to ensure that any young person who wants to do their DofE can do so. To find out more visit

The DofE is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive staff team and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We recruit, develop, promote and value people and the DofE is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. In order to meet the changing needs and aspirations of the most diverse generation of young adults ever, our staff need a range of perspectives, skills, and lived experience.

While we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds to join our passionate and friendly team, at present people of colour, disabled people, and people under 25 are not as well represented as we would like. As such we particularly encourage applicants from these backgrounds.

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