Executive Assistant (6 month fixed term contract)


Full time, 37 hours p/w, £29,850 starting salary – grade 3)

The Executive Assistant is a pivotal and unique role within our office. As a key member of staff, we need you to coordinate the work of the Commissioner, working to fulfil our statutory duty to promote and safeguard the rights of children and young people.

You will have primary responsibility for ensuring the effectiveness of the Commissioner’s internal and external work and the gravitas to manage their busy diary, prepare briefings, attend meetings and take minutes, and will coordinate their work in collaboration with the Senior Management Team.

Reporting directly to the Head of Corporate Services, you will also play a central role in the effectiveness of the organisation.

As a team, we work to our shared values of bravery, independence, leadership, participation and respect so that we can be the fierce champions of rights that children and young people need us to be.

Why join us?

You’ll be valued as an essential part of a busy team, working every day to make an impact in children and young people’s lives in Scotland.

You’ll also get the chance to work directly with children and young people.

We offer flexible working hours and excellent holidays and benefits within the public sector in Scotland.

Secondments would be welcomed.

Applications are welcomed and must be submitted before 16:00 on Friday 13th May 2022.

Online interviews will take place the week commencing 23rd May 2022.

Application form’s accepted via email to recruitment@cypcs.org.uk

For more information, download our Job Description.

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