Leadership Support Officer

Contract Type – Fixed Term to 31 March 2023
Salary Band – 2a
Annual Salary – £22,129 per annum
Hours – 37 per week
Reference – SEL0116-03

What’s the job?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated team player to provide administrative support and secretarial services to the Extended Leadership Team, Councillors and Colleagues.

As well as providing administrative support to the Leadership Team, you will provide strong administrative support to project work. 

Working in a high paced environment, this is an exciting, demanding and varied post suited to a confident communicator who is articulate and has experience of successfully supporting senior management. 

Who are we looking for?

The Leadership Support Team works in a varied and highly demanding environment and some of the abilities you will need to demonstrate are:

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft office.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Flexible approach to work.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and meet targets including the ability to plan and monitor workloads.
  • The ability to deal effectively with sensitive and confidential issues.
  • Ability to work confidently and effectively with people across the organisation.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Further information

If you are interested in this role and would like to know more, please contact Alison Heap, Customer Services Manager, on 01757 705101.

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@selby.gov.uk

A copy of the job context and job role specification can be downloaded from our website www.selby.gov.uk/job-vacancies 

Your CV should include:

  • Your full contact details – telephone number, email address, home address;
  • Your full employment history – names of employers, job titles, dates of employment and salary; 
  • Full education history – qualification title, grade awarded, dates and place of study; and
  • The names, email addresses of at least two referees (one of which must be your current / most recent employer).  You should also detail the capacity in which you know them (i.e. manager, colleague etc.).  We will only contact your referees if you are offered the position.

Applications for Job Share will be considered sympathetically.

Selby District Council is an equal opportunities employer.

Applying on a secondment basis?

Applications to this post are welcomed on a secondment basis from current employees of any of the Councils in North Yorkshire.

If applying for this post as a secondment opportunity, please ensure that you discuss and seek permission from your line manager before applying.

Approval will be sought from the releasing Authority to ensure that any secondee can be released on a secondment basis.

All secondments are subject to the terms of the agreed joint approach to secondments, detailed within our LGR partnership agreement.

Closing Date – Sunday 19 June 2022