Directorate Assistant

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Full Time
Service Hub - The Secretariat
Portishead, Police Headquarters- BS20 8QJ
SC 5

£24,576 - £26,565

Please note, if this is a paid role and the role is part time then the salary quoted will be pro rata based on the hours worked per annum.  

21/08/2022, 23:55

Directorate Assistant to Assistant Chief Constable (ACC)

Are you looking for a new challenge where no two days are the same and where you can make a real difference?

Are you an organised, reliable and proactive person looking to contribute towards the Force’s vision to provide outstanding policing for everyone?  Do you uphold the Force’s values to be caring, courageous, inclusive and encourage learning?

If so, we are looking for a Directorate Assistant to the Assistant Chief Constable who will provide an efficient, confidential service to Senior Leaders in the Constabulary.  

Your role will include:

  • Managing your Senior Leader’s emails and diary
  • Planning and organising meetings
  • Taking minutes and actions
  • Preparing communication / correspondence / briefing documents
  • Managing Personal Assistants within the Directorate if required

What we can offer you:

A package of financial, lifestyle and health benefits to support whatever stage of life you're in. This includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working
  • Continuous professional development
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance scheme offering help through counselling services, legal advice, fitness advice, personal coaching and health assessment
  • Staff discount scheme for savings on shopping, days out, sporting events, holidays

What do you need?

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Previous personal assistance or secretarial experience
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages
  • Experience of arranging and preparing meetings
  • Ideally have experience of managing a small team

If you think that you have these qualities and are interested in joining our team, we would like to hear from you.


About us

Diversity is a strength and individuality is an asset.

We recognise the benefit different life experience and perspectives can bring.

We are on a journey to become the most inclusive police force in the country. 

Find out more about our benefits and culture

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Important information before you commence an application (for external applicants)

You will require the following detail to complete this application form:

  • National Insurance Number
  • Identification Detail e.g. passport
  • Address information including proof 
  • Referee information
  • Full employment history including dates and any qualifications you may have attained
  •  Tattoos - you will also be requested to provide photos and describe of any visible tattoos you have

If the role requires you to drive you will also be required to upload details from your full driving licence including photos. 

Important information before you commence an application- for ALL applicants

The application system only remains active on a single page for a period of 60 minutes.

Please ensure you allow time to complete your application fully as part complete pages do not save.  

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This vacancy is closed to applications.