Personal Assistant (7620 HA)

£13707.00 to £13707.00 PerAnnum

Permanent (Part time)

Posted 44 days ago

This is a part time role for 20 hours per week in Bicester you must be able to travel with the disabled person for planned events (Some unsociable hours may be required with this role)

About Leonard Cheshire

We are one of the world’s leading global charities for disabled people and have been for over 70 years. Our work has an impact in the UK and around the world on the lives of nearly 72,000 disabled people. We do everything humanly possible to empower people to live their lives as freely and as fully as they choose.

About the Role

In this role you will provide physical, face to face and remote support to our DPO Engagement Manager, assisting with their day-to-day work activities including typing and editing, note taking, finalising documents and typing dictated correspondence.
You will support meetings – both face to face and virtual, through transporting and setting up equipment and meeting rooms and through writing on flipcharts and organising the input of content. When the session is virtual, you will provide keystroke support and screen share materials.
With face-to-face external events, you will escort and assist the DPO Engagement Manager, including with physical support during transit – wheelchair handling, carrying luggage and equipment and assisting with mobility aids. There may be occasional overseas travel where similar support is required.

About You

With strong admin and IT skills, you will have good attention to detail, and experience in personal organisation, following procedures and using your initiative.
You will be able to meet the physical requirements of the role, be willing to travel and stay away overnight (an infrequent requirement) and be confident in dealing with a wide range of people. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.
You will have empathy with the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire.

Our Benefits

25 days annual leave, increasing to 30 - based on length of service - plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time) and the option to buy more leave.
A generous employer contribution to our company pension scheme, with additional life cover.
Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates

First interviews via Microsoft teams to be held week commencing 23 August 2021 on 24th and 27th of August 2021

Second interviews will be face to face on the 31st August 2021 location TBC

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk. A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post. References will be obtained for all roles.

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.

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