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PA and Projects Support Officer
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/962/28621
  • Published: Mon 14/11/2022, 14:39 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 14/12/2022, 14:39 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £29,291 - £31,810 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Reigate

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PA and Projects Support Officer

This role has a starting salary of £29,291 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.

We have an exciting opportunity for a new PA and Project Support Officer to support our amazing Service Leadership Team of Surrey Fire and Rescue.

Agile and flexible working is welcomed and supported; we care about the job you do, not where you do it!

About the Role

Your main work base location is Surrey Fire & Rescue Headquarters, Woodhatch Place, Cockshot Hill, Reigate.

In this varied role you will be providing PA support with day to day tasks that will include (but not limited to) inbox and diary management for the Service Leadership Team, prioritising appointments, responding to and resolving enquiries, minute taking and record keeping, organising events, high quality research and analysis, preparing reports and presentations as well as administration and project support when required.

Previous experience of providing high level PA support is critical. You will have a proven track record of working successfully to deliver complex tasks through multiple strands of work, you will work well under pressure and produce meeting notes and actions regularly and to a high standard; this position will require strong planning and organisational skills.

To be shortlisted for interview for this position, your CV and personal statement should clearly evidence the following:

  • Experience of complex diary management and administration at a high level
  • Minute taking and record keeping
  • Customer focus and able to build strong relationships with senior people both internally and externally
  • Meeting and event planning
  • High level presentation skills and experience

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.


Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 30th November 2022.

Interviews will take place week commencing 5th December 2022.

For an informal discussion please contact Tina Thorburn by e-mail at

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.


From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.