Personal Assistant - RCN00675

Secretarial and Executive Support | RCN UK HQ | £33,804 (including inner London weighting of £4,110)

Contract type: Permanent

At the Royal College of Nursing we're an optimistic organisation. And we've got good reason to be. We all share the same voice when it comes to changing the shape of the health policies of the future. And as the largest trade union of nursing staff and students in the UK - with around 435,000 members - all we can see are the infinite possibilities for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.

We're number 14 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work for, with Two Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2018 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Personal Assistant
RCN HQ, 35 hours per week (9.30 am to 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday) Permanent

As the Personal Assistant within the Chief Executive & General Secretary and President's office, you will use your positive attitude and your exceptional PA skills to support the Executive office.

In this varied role every day will be filled with possibilities. You will assist and support the Executive Assistant to provide a high level, comprehensive and professional service in the Executive Office supporting the Chief Executive & General Secretary, President and Deputy President.

Through the provision of efficient and effective secretarial and administrative duties we'll look to you to make arrangements for meetings and travel, draft correspondence and be the first point of contact for the office. It's a great way to build on your skills and experience and develop your potential.

What we offer you.

We expect you to look after our members. And we expect you to be rewarded for it. As well as a whole range of learning and development opportunities we can also offer you an impressive range of benefits. We have a highly competitive pay structure, as well as flexible working, and annual leave of up to 32 days.

Balancing work and life commitments is important to us as an organisation. We are a diverse organisation and understand everyone has different needs. All employees can ask for flexible working and when personal circumstances change we will work with you to find a smarter working solution that suits everyone. In fact, many of our employees enjoy home working, flexible working or compressed hours, enabling them to deliver results with minimum impact to their professional and personal commitments. We also offer generous Maternity, Paternity and Adoption leave packages.

To join this busy office you'll need proven diary management, communication and exceptional organisation skills and ideally a background within relevant areas such as administrative, secretarial or personal assistant roles.

Whatever your background you'll be efficient, accurate and show a real customer focus in all you do.

For more information or for an informal discussion about the role please contact Danielle Boyle, Executive Assistant on 0207 647 3781

For more information on the Recruitment & Selection process, please contact

Closing Date: 28th March 2018

Assessment Centre: 11th April 2018

Interview: 13th April 2018

Interview date: 2018-04-13

Contracted hours: 35

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