Brighton and Hove City Council's Health & Adult Social Care team are looking for a Leadership Support Officer.
The post holder will provide a comprehensive and effective business support and administrative service to the leadership and management team and be part of the Leadership Support Team reporting to the Executive Assistant. The team is critical to supporting the directorate to fulfill its mission to promote and improve health and wellbeing, reduce health inequalities, and support people to live independent and fulfilling lives.
We are looking for enthusiastic and self-motivating team players with a proven administrative background, you should be able to demonstrate previous experience of working in business support, administration or personal assistant roles.
It is essential that you have experience of taking minutes and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Teams, Outlook, Word and Excel. Other IT Digital Skills would be an advantage.
Interview date: W/C 17th October
For an informal discussion, please contact Kat Brett, Business Manager on firstname.lastname@example.org
About the role
You will provide support to the Assistant Directors and managers in the Adult Social Care department through diary management and working collaboratively with colleagues across the council and external organisations.
You will facilitate a variety of complex, multi-discipline professional meetings, forums and other strategy meetings taking accurate minutes and managing action plans.
You will have a varied workload undertaking multiple business support functions, including financial processes, undertaking research, preparing communications and reports, and ensuring critical work is completed within deadlines.
Please see the attached job description and person specification for more details about the role.
As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
We are a workplace that supports flexibility and employee wellbeing in the way we work whilst providing the best service for our customers. Team and service working arrangements are designed to support both employee work life balance and team collaboration. These would be part of your individual working arrangements alongside any personal preference agreed with your manager in advance of joining.
*For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)
Encouraging a diverse workforce
Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.
Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).