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National Association of Independent Schools and Non-Maintained Special Schools (NASS), Remote
£28,860 - £38,480 per year
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£35,000 - £39,000 per year
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£32000 - £40000 per annum
Job description

Reporting to the Finance Director/ Company Secretary, this is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about a career in governance. The role is home-based (30 hours per week (0.8 FTE)) although occasional in-person attendance at key meetings will be required.

In this crucial role you will have significant oversight of a wide range of governance matters and manage the production of the organisation's Annual Report and Accounts. If you are passionate about governance and highly organised we'd love to hear from you.

What we offer:

At Victim Support we believe in attracting and retaining the best people and offer a competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Flexible working options including hybrid working
  • 28 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, rising to 33 days plus Bank Holidays
  • An extra day off for your birthday
  • Pension with 5% employer contribution
  • Enhanced sick pay allowances, maternity and paternity payments
  • High Street, retail, holiday, entertainment and leisure discounts
  • Access to our financial wellbeing hub and salary deducted finance
  • Employee assistance programme and wellbeing support
  • Ongoing training and support with opportunities for career development and progression.

About the Role:

This role is home-based (must be based in England or Wales) with occasional travel to meetings. The role is for 30 hours per week (0.8 FTE) with some flexibility around the days/hours worked. As Assistant Company Secretary you will:

  • Assist the Company Secretary in developing & implementing a strong corporate governance framework, robust systems & processes, covering all aspects of corporate governance & company secretarial matters
  • Act as secretary to one board, four sub-committees/ panels, the senior management team meetings & other ad hoc meetings
  • Lead on the recruitment & induction of new trustees & committee members
  • Draft relevant documentation such as written resolutions & ensure adherence to the organisation's articles of association
  • Manage production of Annual Reports and Accounts
  • Support the Company Secretary in administrative tasks relating to the oversight & submission of key returns and information submissions as well as other trustee admin support.

You will need:

  • To be Chartered Governance Institute (ICSA) qualified, or part qualified with demonstrable experience OR have relevant company secretarial/corporate governance experience with a willingness to study towards qualification.
  • To demonstrate experience of continual improvement of corporate governance systems or processes.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact confidently with stakeholders at a senior level.
  • Excellent written skills with demonstrable experience of report writing and minute-taking.
  • Excellent digital skills including the use of technology, video-conferencing software and Microsoft Office packages.
  • The ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality and discretion as appropriate.
  • To be highly organised, thorough, demonstrating excellent attention to detail and a proactive, flexible approach.

Please see attached job description and person specification for further details.

About us:

Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity providing a range of specialist services to people who have been affected by crime across England and Wales. We work towards a world where there are fewer victims but who have stronger rights, better support and a real influence in the Criminal Justice System. Everyone at VS is driven by our Vision Ambitions and Values to play their part in making a difference for those who experience crime and traumatic events. Working for VS gives you the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing high quality services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.

VS are committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosed Barring Service checks may be required.

VS strives to represent the diverse communities we serve and are passionate about creating an environment where all staff and volunteers feel respected and heard. Being a diverse organisation with an inclusive culture is integral to us being able to meet our aim of ensuring that anyone who is a victim of crime gets the support they need.

As part of our commitment to the Race at Work Charter we particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. VS is also a Disability Confident Employer and we provide a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for candidates that are disabled and meet all essential criteria for a role.

If you have a disability, a learning difficulty such as dyslexia or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during any aspect of our selection process, we'll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to perform at your best.

How to apply:

To apply for this role please follow the link below to the Jobs page on our website and complete the application form demonstrating how you meet the essential shortlisting criteria.

We look forward to hearing from you.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if we receive enough suitable applications to take forward to interview prior to the published closing date.

More about Victim Support

Victim Support is an independent charity dedicated to supporting people affected by crime and traumatic incidents in England and Wales.

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Posted on: 20 February 2024
Closing date: 05 March 2024 at 15:58
Job ref: 5444
Tags: Finance