£30,660 per annum for 36 hours per week based at County Hall, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston, KT1 2DN.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme.
Surrey County Council 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 want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
About the role
Surrey County Council is undergoing a radical transformation programme across all directorates, led by elected Members. In order to support the transformation and challenges that the council faces, the Leadership Office is looking for two Cabinet Support Officers to effectively manage, organise and prioritise the Cabinet Team's work programme.
At its heart, the County Council is a democratically-led organisation. The Leadership Office provides support to the political and corporate leadership of the Council. If you want to be part of a team which is committed to making a real impact to public service, and to the lives of the residents of Surrey, then this opportunity is for you.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a fast-paced and political environment. We are looking for a proactive and motivated individual with strong inter-personal skills. You will be responsible for ensuring that Cabinet Members are briefed and prepared for meetings; planning events; managing correspondence with a range of stakeholders, including MPs and residents; diary management; and supporting specific projects for key political priorities.
To be shortlisted for interview for this position, your CV and personal statement should evidence:
Experience of supporting projects
Experience of high level diary management and administration
Excellent written communication skills
High level presentation skills
Ability to prioritise and proactively manage work programmes
For an informal discussion please contact Hannah Futter (firstname.lastname@example.org). We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 18/08/2019.
Interviews will take place on 21/08/2019.