Expiry date: 23:59, Fri, 19th Aug 2022
Salary: £27,006.00 - £28,836.00 Per Annum
Benefits: 28 days holiday, plus 5 closure days and 8 bank holidays, Local Government Pension scheme, a range of employee benefits including salary sacrifice schemes, staff discounts and free parking
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Personal Assistant to join our Executive Support Team of Divisional Pas, supporting the College’s Executive Team. We are looking for a creative and dynamic individual who has significant previous experience of working as a Personal Assistant and is able to bring their knowledge, skills and experience to the team.
You will primarily support the Director of HR to efficiently and effectively fulfil their strategic responsibilities for a diverse portfolio, and therefore experience within a HR or Legal environment would be an advantage. You’ll help them prioritise and work efficiently by managing their diary and inbox, as well as preparing correspondence on their behalf.
The role will also include the responsibility for a portfolio of meetings - agenda setting, minute taking, and ensuring follow-on actions are carried out and tracked accordingly.
You will be highly organised, practical, reliable and efficient with a flexible approach to the role, working on your own initiative as well as working effectively as part of the wider Executive Support team to ensure a consistent service is provided to all the Executive Team.
You will need to have the drive and courage to solve problems. You will have the ability to respect confidentiality at all times. You will need excellent organisational and prioritisation skills and be diplomatic, with highly developed communication skills and the ability to engage with a range of stakeholders.
Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will be treated no less favourably than applications submitted in English. Gower College Swansea recognises the importance of delivering its services in Welsh and recognises the need to grow its bilingual workforce. We therefore encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate good Welsh Language skills
Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.
Appointments will normally be made to the bottom of the salary scale with annual increments on 1st August each year (subject to a start date before 1st February).
Gower College Swansea 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 particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.