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Personal Assistant | Provide CIC

Job details
Posting date: 18 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £25,147 - £27,596 Per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 July 2024
Location: Colchester, CO4 9YQ
Company: Provide CIC
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 6401101/828-PROVIDE3025


To provide a comprehensive, professional PA service covering all aspects of secretarial, administrative and organisational support primarily to the Directors and Senior Managers within the organisation.

As a PA within the Executive Office Team you will be expected to support and provide direction to other administrative staff within the directorate to ensure administrative support operates efficiently and effectively.


Point of contact – professional

Diary (Travel and accommodation)

Telephone calls

Organise complex and formal meetings

Project work


Bring forwards

Minutes, agendas, actions, equipment, venues

Collaborative Work across organisations

Business Development Meeting

Collation of data and information

HR hearings and investigations

Attendance and note taking

Typing correspondence, reports, presentations

Annual leave & service cover

Responding or forwarding emails, post appropriately.

Support events.

Provide is a Community Interest Company (social enterprise). We deliver a broad range of health and social care services in the community, and are committed to making sure that they are safe, responsive and of high quality. Provide is owned by its employees and has primarily social objectives. Any profits we make are reinvested into the local community or back into delivering services.

We work from a variety of community settings, such as community hospitals, community clinics, schools, nursing homes and primary care settings, as well as within people’s homes to provide more than 40 services to children, families and adults across Essex, Dorset, East Anglia and the North of England.

A highly respected, award winning health and social care provider. We expect our staff to demonstrate and uphold our values at all times:

Vision:Transforming Lives

Values:Care, Innovation and Compassion

Mission:An ambitious, employee owned social enterprise, growing in size and influence. We transform lives by treating, caring and educating people.

Provide is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills, proud to have LGBT+ and Ethnic Minority Networks.

We welcome applicants from underrepresented groups. If you have the skills and experience for the job, please apply regardless of your background.

Eligible for NHS Pension
• Manage, triage and respond to the emails for Directors as requested .
• Undertake various administrative duties related to Collaborative meetings and Business Development E.g. Action plans, External meetings - 121 meetings.
• Undertake various administrative duties related to Team events and awaydays.
• To organise and plan the workload, diary and commitments (including all travel and accommodation arrangements as necessary) relating to the Directors you work to, including the scheduling of formal and complex meetings, ensuring deadlines are achieved and there is a flow of workload.
• To source and gather all relevant information in order to prioritise workload and make decisions regarding conflicting demands for appointments, based on a sound knowledge of the priorities and deadlines involved in the directorate.
• To co-ordinate and facilitate meetings, producing agendas and papers, taking and transcribing formal and informal minutes and distributing them as appropriate, ensuring any actions are undertaken and follow up as required. This will also include transporting and setting up equipment, sourcing and booking venues, organising refreshments and ensuring meetings run smoothly and efficiently.
• To support sensitive HR meetings i.e. capability and disciplinary meetings. You will take comprehensive notes at the meeting and then produce a final draft to be checked and signed off by a Senior Manager.
• To facilitate effective liaison with people at all levels both internally and externally to the organisation. Provide a professional, effective liaison with external or partner organisations i.e. Commissioners, Government departments, MPs and suppliers of services.
• To provide comprehensive PA/secretarial service, including accurate note taking, copy typing and professional presentation of a range of correspondence, reports, etc. for internal and external use, often to tight deadlines. This will include the preparation of reports, using charts produced through Excel where appropriate, and presentations using PowerPoint, as required.

This advert closes on Wednesday 3 Jul 2024

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