Salary range: £20,667 - £22,425 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time
An exciting opportunity for an Executive Support Assistant
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
We are looking for an Executive Support Assistant with great administrative and organisational skills to join our high performing Executive Support Team, in the Chief Executive’s department.
The role will be to provide support to the Executive Support Team and to assist in developing a good business relationship within all council functions, elected members and senior officers.
You will have a good understanding of the public sector and policies affecting local government.
You will have the ability to remain flexible and level headed under pressure. You will be a confident communicator and be familiar with a range of IT packages.
You will need to be a team player who shares good practice and provides support to team colleagues as and when required.
Closing Date: 14 January 2019 (23:59)
Assessment & Interview Date: To Be Confirmed
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.