Personal Assistant to Executive Director of Housing

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: up to £19,586.21 per annum (starting salary subject to qualifications & experience) 
31 Jul 2018
15 Aug 2018
Reference Number: LG171
Contract Type
Full Time

Personal Assistant to Executive Director of Housing


Salary: up to £19,586.21 per annum (starting salary subject to qualifications & experience) 

Hours: 25 hours per week

Based: Nottingham 

Reference Number: LG171

Closing date: Wednesday 15th August 2018                           

Interviews: Wednesday 22nd August 2018


The Client

Longhurst Group are a top developer and leading housing group, providing homes and support services across the Midlands and the East of England with a vision to build great communities.

What an opportunity we have for you to join our Housing Directorate! We are looking for a confident and efficient Personal Assistant to provide a first-class service to the Executive Director of Housing on a permanent basis. 


Role, Responsibilities and Key Skills

This is a high-profile role demanding a proactive approach with a “can do” positive attitude. As a Personal Assistant, you will be required to support the Executive Director and the housing senior management team in a strictly private and confidential manner by providing high quality administrative and secretarial support, helping to ensure the delivery of the Longhurst Group’s vision, mission and values. 

It is our vision to improve lives and to do that we need the best people. That is why; we will invest our time and attention to make sure you reach your potential.

 We are looking for someone who is customer focused, comfortable with change and ideally, you will have; 

  • With the key aim of delivering a ‘heartfelt service’, you will truly ‘own it’ by doing what we say we will do with a real pride and passion. We want you to put the customer at the heart of everything that you do whilst being a key part of the team.
  • A background of providing an excellent administration and secretarial support service and ability to work on own initiative.
  • Experience of proactively managing diaries and appointment schedules.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office including word processing, transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, data analysis, and graphics. 
  • Efficient meeting organisation, including the preparation of notices of meetings and agenda papers; minute taking, production and distribution of minutes, copying, collection and archiving of all necessary supporting papers.  
  • As a ‘fun but fair’ member of the team, you will know how to bring the best out of your colleagues and yourself whilst working across large diverse geographical areas.
  • A proven track record for working well under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • The ability to act with professionalism, discretion and sensitivity.
  • The suitable candidate shall ideally understand the housing sector and therefore whilst working alongside our colleagues not only within housing but also across the business, to develop a shared culture that goes hand in hand with our Group vision and values.

In return for your hard work and commitment, you will enjoy great employee benefits and excellent training and development opportunities.


How to Apply

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You will be directed to Longhurst’s career page where you will be required to complete an application form.