N4, London (Hybrid)
£30,400 per year pro rata
Permanent, Part-time, 21 to 24.5 hours (to be negotiated)
Job description

Reporting to: Executive & Operations Directors

Hours: 21 to 24.5h – work pattern to be negotiated based on organisational needs and circumstances of the successful candidate. Location:

INQUEST operates a hybrid model of working, with a combination of home working and a minimum number of days working from our office in London (N4)

Salary: £30,400 pro rata + (including 5% cost of living increase) Contract: Permanent Other benefits: INQUEST offers a very generous package of staff benefits, including 30 days (pro rata) of annual leave and an annual employer pension contribution of 8%.

INQUEST is an equal opportunities employer. We actively promote diversity and strongly encourage applications from people from racially minoritised communities and other underrepresented groups.


INQUEST is the only charity providing expertise on state related deaths and their investigation to bereaved people, lawyers, advice and support agencies, the media and parliamentarians. Our specialist casework includes deaths in police and prison custody, immigration detention, mental health settings and deaths involving multi-agency failings or where wider issues of state and corporate accountability are in question. This includes work around the Hillsborough disaster and the Grenfell Tower fire. INQUEST’s policy, parliamentary, campaigning and media work is grounded in the day to day experience of working with bereaved people. Employing an integrated model, this brings together casework support, family participation, identification of thematic trends, statistics and analysis that feeds into the organisation’s work on campaigning, information sharing and policy and parliamentary work. At the heart of this unique model are the experiences and needs of bereaved people.

The INQUEST team currently consists of twenty staff members, who work closely and collaboratively to ensure our work has significant impact on changing systems and practices. The whole team is multi-skilled and collaborative, with most staff members contributing to all aspects of the organisation’s work. This makes for an exciting and engaging working environment, which is also highly pressured as we work to keep on top of an ever-changing political landscape.


We are looking for an experienced Administration Officer who will also act as the Personal Assistant to the Executive Director. Organised, system-orientated, articulate and comfortable with handling telephone calls, databases, administration systems, and key IT software packages, the successful candidate will also have significant experience in organising meetings and overseeing the logistics of organisational events. They will understand databases and will be a key administrator to our new CiviCRM platform. They will also be responsible for the administration of our INQUEST Lawyers Group, including membership management. Committed to the values of INQUEST, they will play a key role in administering key organisational processes and platforms, including project monitoring, and our organisational calendar. 

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Posted on: 23 June 2022
Closed date: 11 July 2022 at 13:00
Tags: Admin, Operations