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Executive Support Officer

£28,000 - £31,000 per year, depending on experience
Job description

Access Social Care is a charity which support the rights of individuals and families who are not getting the social care provision that they have a right to. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team of passionate people. We are dedicated to the people who need our help, but we also care deeply about our team and we think that work should an exciting and enjoyable place to be. Our mission is to improve the lives of disabled and older people by ensuring that they get the social care that they are entitled to.  We provide rights awareness training to front line managers and legal advice and support to families and individuals. As well as providing access to justice, our aim is to create change through what we learn by using the data and information that we collect to help influence and affect systems change.

We are looking for a highly professional, motivated and experienced individual to undertake Executive, Board and business support. This role requires an experienced and confident candidate who is able to work with senior stakeholders including exec and board, forward thinking and flexible with the ability to manage numerous projects and people. You will be a confident and clear communicator possessing excellent organisational, verbal and written skills with extensive experience in a senior administration role. You will have detailed knowledge of administrative procedures and be able to prioritise and plan your own work efficiently.

The ability to research and identify key areas of the business that require executive and administrative support with a developed understanding of project and strategic planning led by the Board and Exec team. You will have experience of working in environments that are fast paced, changing and dynamic, engaging and liaising with a multiple executives and other stakeholders on a regular basis.

Its a really exciting time to be joining a young successful Charity and be able to help shape the future of our newly created Business Support Team.


How to apply

We hope that, having read this far, you still want to apply!  For full details on how to apply please read the Job Pack.

At Access Social care, we aren’t interested in tokenism. We know that if we are to make the biggest difference for the people that need us the most, we need to get Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and anti-racism right. Part of this is recruiting greater diversity in all our teams.

With this in mind, we particularly welcome applications from candidates with experience of the communities we serve, including people with direct experience of the social care system, and from marginalised groups, particularly people of colour, trans and non-binary people, older and disabled people. 

To apply, please provide a CV, a completed diversity monitoring form found within the job pack attached, and cover letter/statement setting out how you meet the requirements, and your motivation to apply for this role. Please ensure that you address all the essential requirements in the person specification as this will be used for shortlisting.  

For full details on how to apply and meet our shortlisting criteria, please read the attached Job Pack

To note we use an anonymised recruitment process.

Deadline for applications: 4th December 2023 by 12pm

1st stage: 30 minute values-based panel interview with range of staff: 6th /7th December 2023 
2nd stage: Interview with Business Support Manager and Head of Finance. Your interview may include a task we would ask you to prepare on the day. Please allow up to 30 minutes in total for preparation and an hour for the interview.

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Posted on: 17 November 2023
Closed date: 04 December 2023 at 12:00
Tags: Admin, Governance

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