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Office Administrator (Permanent position)

Kingston Unity is seeking an Office Administrator to join our growing Business Services Team. This is a permanent full-time position of up to 35 hours per week.

As part of the team, you will be working in a busy office environment, helping with the administration of our Child Trust Fund Accounts. Your responsibilities will include maintaining our member database, processing changes to names and addresses and handling account maturities. You will also be responsible for dealing with incoming and outgoing post and general office duties.

This is an entry-level position and all training will be provided.


Role Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) including English and Maths at A-C or 4-9 grade.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • IT literate with knowledge of Microsoft packages would be an advantage.


Who are Kingston Unity?

Kingston Unity Friendly Society has provided savings and protection products for its members since 1840. We are very proud of our heritage, mutual status and providing for the investment and protection needs of our members.

We are a thriving mutual organisation of approximately 100,000 members. Our head office is in Wakefield, but we have members throughout Britain. You will find Kingston Unity’s headquarters within half a mile of Junction 39 of the M1, in a very accessible position.

Our address is 9 Navigation Court, Calder Park, Wakefield, WF2 7BJ


How do I apply?

Please apply via email to with a CV and covering letter. If you do not have access to emails, please contact us on 01924 240164.

The closing date is 30th June 2019
Interviews will take place in July 2019.

Want to learn more about Kingston Unity?

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Please Note: You must confirm you have read the key facts, before downloading this document.

Key Facts about our services and costs

1. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

The FCA is the independent watchdog that regulates financial services. This document is designed by the FCA to be given to consumers buying certain financial products. You need to read this important document. It explains the service you are being offered and how you will pay for it.

2. Whose products do we offer?

We offer products from the whole market

We only offer products from a limited number of companies

We only offer our own products

3. Which service will we provide you with?

We will advise and make a recommendation for you after we have assessed your needs.

You will not receive advice or a recommendation from us. We may ask some questions to narrow down the selection of products that we will provide details on. You will then need to make your own choice about how to proceed.

We will provide basic advice on a limited range of stakeholder products and in order to do this we will ask some questions about your income, savings and other circumstances but we will not:

  • conduct a full assessment of your needs;
  • offer advice on whether a non-stakeholder product may be more suitable.

We can only offer products from Kingston Unity Friendly Society. These products will enable you to:

  • protect yourself and your loved ones in the event of death
  • save and invest with the added benefit of protecting yourself and your loved ones in the event of death
  • provide benefit cover in the event of sickness

4. What will you have to pay us for our services?

Normally, if you buy a financial product direct from us, there will be no payments such as commission or fees payable. If there are any commission or fees payable, we will tell you how we get paid and the amount before we carry out any business for you.

5. Who regulates us?

Kingston Unity Friendly Society, 9 Navigation Court, Calder Park, Wakefield, WF2 7BJ is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and .the Prudential Regulation Authority. Kingston Unity Friendly Society’s FCA Registered Number is 110056.

Kingston Unity Friendly Society permitted business is advising and arranging life assurance and pensions business.

You can check this on the FCA’s Register by visiting the FCA’s website or by contacting the FCA on 0845 606 1234.

6. What to do if you have a complaint

If you wish to register a complaint, please contact us:
…in writing Write to Kingston Unity Friendly Society, Complaints Department, 9 Navigation Court, Calder Park, Wakefield, WF2 7BJ. …by phoneTelephone (01924) 240164

If you cannot settle your complaint with us, you may be entitled to refer it to the Financial Ombudsman Service.

7. Are we covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)?

We are covered by the FSCS. You may be entitled to compensation from the scheme if we cannot meet our obligations. This depends on the type of business and the circumstances of the claim.

Most types of insurance business are covered for 90% of the claim with no upper limit.