Personal Assistant - Member Support Services

Location
City Centre
Salary
£17,772 - £21,268 per annum
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Job Ref
COV000008853
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard

Do you get a real buzz from giving excellent customer service?
Are you a great team player and a confident experienced Personal Assistant?

Then let’s talk ….

Coventry City Council is a fast paced working environment and we’re based in different locations across the city. It’s an exciting time for the Council as we embrace new technology, re-think our processes and get ready to move lots of services into a new building.

PA Services is at the heart of things offering support to a range of services on topics as diverse as: Children’s Services, Legal Services, Registrars, Planning, Member Support Services.

We’re looking for people to support us in delivering a quality professional service. We’re looking to recruit on 12 month temporary contracts at the moment while we shape our new service offer.

Full Time 37 Hours

If this sounds like something you’d be interested in then keep reading…

You’ll have guessed from our introduction, we’re changing lots of things at the moment to improve things for our customers and service areas alike and we know that our people are really important to getting things right.

As a PA you will be at the heart of this work supporting Senior Managers and elected Members involved in driving these changes in a busy and fast moving office environment. You will be an experienced Personal Assistant with excellent ICT skills and as mentioned you will also need great customer service skills.

Keen to join the team? Please complete an application form, tell us about your previous experience and where you have used your skills to shine.

The closing date is midnight on the 20th August, we’ll shortlist from there and if you’re successful we’ll invite you to one of our assessment centres which will be held during the week commencing 4th September.   Interviews will take place on Thursday 7th September/Friday 8th September 2017  

If you aren’t sure or have some questions we’d be happy to talk to you, call one of the management team on 024 7683 1003 or 024 7683 3988 for an informal conversation.

Equalities Statement

Coventry City Council is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre on the basis of their skills, abilities, and experience. As such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.

 Key Requirements

 This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers

 Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email (including Spam/Junk) and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible. 

 

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf