£26000 - £32000 per annum + FTE (plus 10% pension)
Job description


Location:Flexible (Remote working or London office)

Salary:£26,000 - £32,000 FTE (plus 10% pension)

Contract type:Contract

Date closing:10/07/2020

Lankelly Chase works to change the systems that perpetuate severe and multiple disadvantage. This addresses the interlocking nature of severe social disadvantages in some people's lives. These often include issues such as domestic abuse, substance misuse, homelessness, journeys through the criminal justice system and mental ill health.
We are delighted to be working with this great charity to recruit an Administrator to support the developing Place Action Enquiry.

Through extensive research and successful partnership working throughout the UK, the organisation has developed a place-based approach to working with partners and associates. This role will remotely support teams currently situated in Barking & Dagenham, Barrow-in-Furness, Gateshead, Greater Manchester, Oxford and York.

The role
This vital, newly developed role will provide support to the charity's Place Action Inquiry; working with both internal and external colleagues to ensure a smooth and coherent approach to the place-based work of the charity. This work will rely on successfully coordinating a complex and constantly shifting network of relationships and to support the systems and processes that underpin the work of the Foundation with full administrative support to the teams in the designated locations. This role is offered on a 18 month contract working 21 hours per week.

This will involve remotely providing administrative support to ensure the smooth coordination of meetings and events, the efficient gathering and storing of information and documentation, and the timely processing and payment of grants, contracts and expenses relating to the place based work. This person will be the vital link between the 'places' and the Lankelly Chase central team.

The person
The successful candidate will have a proven track record of Administration ideally within the charity sector and will be very highly organised, good at capturing data, following and improving systems with strong minuting skills. This person will also need to be able to work with people relationally both internally and externally. Helpful and resourceful, this person will have experience of building relationships and will have extensive exposure to coordinating diaries, supporting teams, organising meetings and dealing with constantly evolving deadlines and responsibilities. This person will also be highly numerate and committed to the wider work of Lankelly Chase of improving the lives of people who face severe and multiple disadvantage across the UK.

There is a shared purpose and vision at Lankelly Chase, both in terms of goals and decision making and this person will be encouraged to work collaboratively with colleagues to contribute to the strategic direction of the organisation whilst being given all the guidance, support and training they need to develop themselves and the role itself.

Lankelly Chase encourage applications from those with lived experience. This might have been experienced personally or through the experiences of friends or family.The charity is also very keen to encourage applications from the BAME community who are currently under-represented within the team.

As a specialist Recruitment Practice we are committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application.

In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance and begin to prepare your supporting statement. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role.

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Posted on: 26 June 2020
Closed date: 10 July 2020
Job ref: HQ00177527
Tags: Admin, Operations