Executive Assistant to Chief Executive

Stoneleigh, Warwickshire
£23,398 p.a.
04 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Independent Advocacy is a leading charity in the field of enabling work with people with physical and learning disabilities, older people and those who need support in maintaining their mental health. Our work ranges from providing statutory Mental Health and Care Act Advocacy to delivering practical help, at home, through our Community Support Team. We also support vulnerable people in managing their day to day finances. We have an ambitious programme to further develop the support we offer.

We now have the following exciting opportunity to become an important part of our work and dedicated team. If you share our passion for ensuring vulnerable people have their voices heard we would like to hear from you.

Executive Assistant to Chief Executive

Salary: £23,398 p.a.

Full Time: 37 hours per week

Location: Stoneleigh, Warwickshire

This is an exciting and varied role working alongside the Chief Executive to ensure that the organisation operates effectively. The post offers opportunities to contribute to interesting organisational projects that will make a real difference to our service users.

Your work will include supporting the Board and Chief Executive on governance, including attending Board and Committee meetings and preparing agendas, reports and minutes. You will also be a key member of the team in developing our external presence via our website and social media and in preparing internal and external communications.

The role also involves working with the Chief Executive on Human Resources, Health and Safety and creating and managing databases essential to our work.

With the support of the Office Administrator, a post you will line manage, you will oversee the smooth day to day administration of the office and reception services.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • The ability to format high quality reports, including graphics and charts.
  • Excellent administration  skills and the ability to work  on your own initiative
  • An awareness and commitment to maintaining confidentiality where necessary and adhering to data protection requirements.
  • An interest in contributing to wider team projects aimed at developing our services .


To obtain an application form ,full role descriptions and person specifications please request an information pack by emailing us at recruitment@independentadvocacy.org  or telephone  Vicki Carwardine on: 02476 697443

To apply:

Please send your completed application form, which you will find in the information pack, to us.

CV’s will not be accepted.

All applications should be emailed to:recruitment@independentadvocacy.org

Please note that the closing date is: 14th August, 2017

Interviews will be held on: 21st August, 2017


Please note these roles are subject to a Disclosure and Barring check

We welcome applications from all sections of the community and are committed to equality of opportunity as an employer.


Independent Advocacy is the trading name of Warwickshire Independent Advocacy Alliance

Registered Charity No. 1082961, Company Limited by Guarantee No. 3942462.