We Are St Helens Borough Council
Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council, which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.
Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including a generous annual leave and bank holiday entitlement, financial benefits, hybrid ways of working, learning and development support and access the Local Government Pension Scheme
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Executive Support Management Team, in the role of Personal Assistant to the Director of Regeneration, providing administrative support to two Assistant Directors.
Place Services is at the heart of leading an economic transformation of St Helens and this role will support the Director in delivering the Council’s vision, priorities and objectives by providing a confidential, high quality, professional, support service using innovative and modern practices with a strong digital focus.
This post is an opportunity for a self-motivated individual who possesses excellent organisation, communication and personable skills, with the ability to balance and prioritise a busy workload. You must also have a proven ability to work under pressure in a team environment and be able to use your own initiative.
The posts require someone with excellent IT skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft packages; experience of working in a busy office environment; an excellent telephone manner together with good written and verbal communications skills
The successful candidate will complement and support the work of the wider Executive Support Team, providing administrative support and alleviating pressures points across the Directorates, and must embrace the new ways of working and culture of the organisation
This is a hybrid role and therefore provides the opportunity to work both from home and from an office base.
Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.
For further information regarding these opportunities, please contact Kerrie Gregory, Executive Support Team Manager via KerrieGregory@sthelens.gov.uk or 01744 676101
Previous applicants need not apply.
Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.
Equality & Diversity
St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Borough Council can be found here https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/equality
St Helens Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.
NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.