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Governance Assistant

N10, London (Hybrid)
£29,715 - £33,961 per year (depending on skills and experience)
Full-time or part-time
Job description

At Ambitious about Autism we're currently looking for a Governance Assistant to join our Finance and Planning team.

You'll provide effective and efficient support to the Trustees, Governors and members of Ambitious about Autism and the Ambitious about Autism Schools Trust; administering Board and Committee meetings and producing high quality minutes; facilitating the recruitment and induction of new Trustees and Governors; ensuring compliance with regulatory reporting requirements.

You'll coordinate the development of the overall policy framework and ensuring that policies are in place and are adequate and regularly reviewed at an appropriate level. You'll ensure confidentiality and security of all sensitive information and advising the Director of Finance and Planning and Head of Compliance of any breaches.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Experience in providing executive support to senior posts with multiple internal and external stakeholders, in a relevant setting.
  • Experience of supporting a busy senior management team to achieve ambitious targets and goals and to respond to unexpected opportunities and tight deadlines.
  • Experience of taking minutes of meetings.
  • Experience of observing confidentiality and security/data protection of information and maintaining high levels of discretion whilst party to sensitive information.

In return, we offer great benefits including a generous holiday allowance and commitment to continued professional development (CPD), flexible, hybrid working and more!

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual who would like to work for a forward-thinking, open and honest organisation and make a real impact to the young people we work with. Please find our full recruitment pack on the link below.

If you have any questions about the role or would like to have a confidential chat, please contact James Axford, Recruitment Officer.

Ambitious about Autism is fully committed to equality of opportunity and diversity and we warmly welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates. We welcome applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, or age. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

Ambitious about Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. As part of our Safer Recruitment checks, an online search maybe carried out in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.

The Safeguarding responsibilities of the post as per the job description and personal specification.
Whether the post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendment to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2021. This means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected', so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS Filter Guidance.

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Ambitious about Autism View profile Company size Size: 101 - 500
Posted on: 08 May 2024
Closed date: 09 May 2024 at 16:04
Tags: Admin, Finance, Governance

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