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Personal Assistant to Director

  • Employer: St Helens Borough Council
  • Reference: CCE36
  • Published: Mon 13/05/2024, 14:56 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 28/05/2024, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,294 per annum To: £25,979 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: St Helens Metropolitan Council, Merseyside

We Are St Helens Borough Council

Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.

Making A Difference as A Personal Assistant to Director

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced candidate, to join the Executive Support Management Team, in the role of Personal Assistant.

The post holder will support the Director of Legal and Governance, the Director of Finance and Assistant Director Finance by providing a confidential, high quality, professional, support service using innovative and modern practices with a strong digital focus.

You will support a number of strategic meetings, taking minutes and monitoring outstanding actions. You will also be responsible for extensive email and diary management and managing sensitive information.

This post is an opportunity for a self-motivated individual who possesses excellent organisation, communication and personable skills, with the ability to balance and prioritise a busy workload. You must have highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with Councillors, Senior Council Colleagues and representatives from external partners and organisations

The posts require someone with excellent IT skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft packages and excellent written and verbal communications skills

The successful candidate will complement the work of the wider Executive Support Management Team, who support the Wider Leadership Team and Leader of the Council. This encompasses both dedicated and shared resources, with a tiered approach and supports the overarching work of the Directorate, by exercising a high degree of initiative and alleviates pressure points across the Directorates

This is a full-time post and the successful candidate will be required to work 37 hours per week. This is a hybrid role and therefore provides the opportunity to work both from home and from an office base.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including a generous annual leave and bank holiday entitlement, financial benefits, hybrid ways of working, learning and development support and access the Local Government Pension Scheme

If you are a dedicated, adaptable, and highly organised individual seeking a challenging and fulfilling opportunity, we would welcome your application.
PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.
You are also welcome to contact us for a chat before applying, please contact Kerrie Gregory, Executive Support Team Manager via KerrieGregory@sthelens.gov.uk or 01744 676101

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.
Thank you for your interest in working for us.
If you are experiencing issues with applying online, you can contact a member of the team at Recruitment@sthelens.gov.uk and a form will be sent to you to complete.

Equality & Diversity
St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Borough Council can be found here https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/equality

St Helens Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that the Council guarantees an interview to disabled applicants who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria for the job, as detailed on the Person Specification, and will, for qualifying disabled candidates, make reasonable adjustments within the interview/selection process

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.

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  • Employer: St Helens Borough Council
  • Reference: CCE36
  • Published: Mon 13/05/2024, 14:56 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 28/05/2024, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,294 per annum To: £25,979 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: St Helens Metropolitan Council, Merseyside

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