Salary: £23,983 - £32,577 per annum
Location: Twickenham and Wandsworth offices
An Executive Assistant (EA) position has become available within the Executive Support Hub in the Department of Adult Social Care & Public Health (DASC & PH). This hub supports the Director and her Senior Management Team (SMT) across Richmond and Wandsworth Councils.
The role reports to the Senior EA Officer of the EA Hub and is a team role within the hub providing support to a number of Assistant Directors and the Director within DASC & PH and across two sites.
In this varied and challenging role you will work closely with officers at all levels across the Council, with elected Members, partner organisations and the public.
Handling a wide range of duties you should be proactive and able to work accurately to agreed timescales in a fast-paced environment, to support the EA Hub with all EA duties, including extensive diary management, supporting Board meetings, (intercepting calls) and dealing with highly confidential matters.
You should have excellent written skills, minute-taking skills and an ability to make effective use of ICT and have recent experience of working at director level or above.
A team player is absolutely essential, as we work together as a team across both sites to provide an effective service to SMT.
To apply for this role, please upload an up to date CV and a supporting statement on how you meet the requirements of the role.
In return, we can offer you generous holiday allowance of 31 days annual leave and bank holidays.
In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as Performance Related Pay, membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities are also offered.
Richmond and Wandsworth are currently reviewing our pay, reward and benefits framework, in partnership with Trade Union colleagues. We are developing different options that make sure we have a fair and transparent system in place.
Indicative Recruitment Timeline
Closing Date: 21st July 2019
Shortlisting Date: w/c 22nd July 2019
Interview Date/s: w/c 29th July 2019
Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change.
The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.