Personal Assistant

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Administration
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: Up to £29,033 per annum depending on experience

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Personal Assistant to join the charity to provide support to some of our Senior Leadership Team

 

 Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire

 Salary: Up to £29,033 per annum depending on experience

 Hours: 37.5 per week, Full time

A bit about us

We are St Andrew's. We are a mental health Charity and our purpose is to inspire hope for those living with complex mental health needs.

We are looking to a future with less stigma, more community support, more research and education, and we aim to be at the forefront of inspiring real change. We want to ensure we can all live in a society where everyone with complex mental health needs is heard, valued and has hope for their future.

Come and join us, and support us to help people transform their lives.

The role

You will take responsibility for providing a pro-active, efficient and effective administration service to our Director of Operations, Director of Nursing, Director of Operational Support, Director of Social Care, Director of AHP and Director of Psychological Therapies. 

You will manage diaries and organise meetings / events ensuring all supporting arrangements are covered, whilst providing support for meetings, including preparation and distribution of agendas, attending the meetings to take notes and actions and transcription, circulation and follow up

Confidentiality and effective communication are paramount to this role as the work involves dealing with sensitive information.

Your profile

  • You will have gained experience in a similar role within a similar setting. Strong all round administration and organisational skills are essential.
  • You will have a proven ability to produce high quality, professional documents, with intermediate/ advanced keyboard skills. You need good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (intermediate level Word & Outlook) and be able to understand financial and statistical information. You will have previous experience in, and be confident with taking and transcribing minutes of meetings.
  • Able to work collaboratively or on your own initiative, you will have a strong customer focus and good communication skills.
     

Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day.
 

Rewards

As well as a competitive salary, we offer an excellent benefits package including: Pension; Sickness policy on par with the NHS; Access to the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts schemes; 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays), increasing to 41 after 10 years' service; Life cover; Our newly launched Electric Car scheme; Cycle to work scheme; Healthcare cash plan; Free parking; Paid DBS application; Access to free vocational qualifications; On-site facilities such as gym and swimming pool access and cafés all set within beautiful grounds. 

Interested?

Then we'd love you to apply here.