Senior Assistant to the Leader

Greenwich, London (Greater)
£33.324 - £35.751
26 Nov 2021
08 Dec 2021
Contract Type

Communities, Environment and Central

Corporate Governance & Democratic Services

Senior Assistant to the Leader, Leader’s Office

PO1 (£33,324- £35,751)

This interesting and unique job carries responsibility for supporting the Leader of the Council.

You will need to combine a demonstrable level of initiative, organisational skills and well-developed interpersonal skills.  You will also need to have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, always dealing appropriately with confidential and sensitive issues.

Some evening work will be required.

The post is one of a small team of staff based in the Town Hall.

Interviews will be held on Monday 13 December 2021.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Charlie Hughes;     020 8921 2120   

If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact or call 020-8921-8977

Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated.

How Applications are Scored: Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application. If you have a disability and are unable to meet some of the job requirements specifically because of your disability, please address this in your application. If you meet all the other criteria, you will be shortlisted and we will explore jointly with you if there are ways in which the job can be changed to enable you to meet the requirements.

Interview Arrangements: During this time, our priority for all of our recruitment activity is to make sure our applicants, hiring departments and new starters are informed, safe and supported. Careful and thorough consideration will be given to interview arrangements and for any essential in-person recruitment, we will ensure this is held in a suitable, secure setting with additional arrangements to ensure any current safety requirements are fully adhered to.

Salary: Salaries advertised are for a standard working week of 35 hours unless otherwise stated. Please use this 'Salary Calculator to help you calculate a pro rata salary.

Our Staff Values: Our Staff Values are important to us. Candidates will be continuously assessed against our staff values throughout the recruitment process. Where candidates demonstrate views and behaviours that do not meet the standards of our staff values, we reserve the right to reject their application/ registration.