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secretary

1. (in Britain) a senior civil servant who assists a government minister
2. (in the US and New Zealand) the head of a government administrative department
3. (in Britain) See secretary of state
4. (in Australia) the head of a public service department
5. Diplomacy the assistant to an ambassador or diplomatic minister of certain countries
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The thefts are alleged to have taken place between November 8, 2011 and May 4 last year while she was employed as an admin assistant at Little Acorn's nursery, based in the school.
An admin assistant at Flintshire Council was fired after the creation of a group on Facebook with photos and comments about fellow council staff.
A nursing assistant at Cwm Taf Local Health Board was given a final written warning for posting inappropriate comments on the site, while an admin assistant at Flintshire Council was fired after the creation of a group on Facebook with photos and comments about fellow council staff.
Danielle is a 21-year-old admin assistant and former model from Liverpool.
The course helped to build up my skills and as the time came for me to go out on placement, a position for an apprentice admin assistant arose.
It was revealed eight days ago that three of the group sacked with him - video technician Tim Berridge, secretary Amanda MacDonald and admin assistant Marco McIntyre - had been invited back to work after successful appeals.
Admin assistant Lisa, from Emsworth, Hants, started a 1,200-calorie-a-dayRosemary Conley diet, moving on to 1,800 calories a day after two weeks.
WAITING: Police admin assistant Christine Osbourne with the statue Picture: CLIFF BRETT
GLENHAZE ADMIN ASSISTANT An admin assistant is required for maternity cover for a packaging company based in Whitehill Industrial Estate in Bathgate.
Admin assistant Denise Luckman, 44, said: "All the staff are very subdued.
AIMEE WATSON, 20, admin assistant, of Gosforth, said: "I have a job but if I didn't I would send my CV to lots of companies online.
The court heard Dalton, now an admin assistant with the Welsh Local Government Association in Cardiff, was the "trusted and valued" nanny to the four children of Lady Louisa and her businessman husband, at their country home in Presteigne, Powys.