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Closing Date: 13 July 2022

Location: Home based/flexible  

Whilst we have core hours of work, we are flexible regarding working patters and hours of work for the successful person 

Salary: £27,050 per year (FTE) 

Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week 

This role is key to the smooth running of SignHealth’s corporate administrative processes and providing confidential support to the Chief Executive as well as proactive administrative support to ELT members.  

A major part of your work will be coordinating and proactively managing the Chief Executive’s diary, responding to and prioritising internal and external meeting requests as well as liaising with external stakeholders.     

You will also coordinate all inbound contact from external sources and associated customer service, schedule Executive Leadership Team (ELT) meetings and take minutes where required, circulate reports, minutes and agendas and develop, maintain and review administration systems for maximum efficiency.  

Other duties include dealing with incoming and outgoing post and arranging couriers, managing informal SignHealth events, coordinating repairs and replacement IT hardware across SignHealth and developing action sheets and monitoring actions for progress.  

You will have excellent IT skills including all Microsoft products, highly effective interpersonal skills with a strong customer service focus, the ability to work under pressure and adapt to change, a clear understanding of confidentiality, be a good team player with excellent writing and organisational skills as well as a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.  

At SignHealth, we are committed to promoting and celebrating equality and diversity throughout our organisation, our successful person will also possess this ability. You will ideally have some knowledge or understanding of BSL or Deaf culture, however this is not essential.  

Previous experience within a similar role is desirable but not essential.  

Why choose SignHealth?

We are a passionate Deaf-led charity with great benefits. 

We will work alongside you during your career with SignHealth to maximise your full potential with Training and Development to help you become the best you!  

You will receive an in-depth induction to give you great insight into our charity and what we do and what role you will play in helping SignHealth deliver its mission. 

Wellbeing is the heart of everything we do! It’s not just about the people we support, your health and wellbeing matter too. 

Being a SignHealth employee you will receive: 

  • 25 days annual leave, pro rata for Part-time staff 
  • 2 Wellbeing days per year, pro rata for Part-time staff 
  • 5 days per year of paid Study Leave 
  • Long Service Annual Leave Rewards 
  • DBS Certificate 
  • Sick pay 
  • A generous defined contribution pension scheme, we pay 6% after successfully passing probation 
  • Eye Care Vouchers 

Let’s get you onboard to start your SignHealth Journey!

If this sounds like a position you would be interested in, we would love for you to get in touch. We positively encourage applications from Deaf people and we will support all applicants along the journey of our recruitment process. 

To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to vicki.smith@hrdept.co.uk.  

For this post, the following checks will be carried out prior to employment: Enhanced DBS Checks, Satisfactory reference checks, receipt of employment references which cover the last 5 years and right to work checks.