Executive Assistant to the Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and Chief Executive

  • Location : London
  • Status : Permanent contract
  • Salary : £43,544 - £48,327 per annum
  • Closing date : 14/02/2022
  • Interview date : 01/03/2022

An exciting role has become available to provide full administrative support to the Colleges' Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and to the Chief Executive. The post holder will also provide high-level executive and business support to the Chief Executive while ensuring the smooth running of his office. 

To be eligible, you should have experience of working as a Personal Assistant, Executive Assistant or other similar role and have knowledge of best practice in the PA/EA professional field. You should be a strong written and verbal communicator with the ability to deal courteously and efficiently with a wide cross-section of internal and external contacts. Ability to use MS Office software to a high standard is essential as well as the ability to act on own initiative but to take instruction where appropriate. Experience in administering board-level meetings is highly desirable.

The College values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, reflecting the population it serves.

The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the professional membership body for psychiatrists and promotes excellent care for people with mental illness. It has 19,000 members and engages with the government and the media as the leading voice of the UK’s mental health services. The College is a values-based organisation and, in 2019, was named Charity of the Year in the European Diversity Awards.

We are committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and supportive culture, a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We aim to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.

We will consider putting into place appropriate reasonable adjustments for candidates who may have a disability.

We only recruit the best and in return for your commitment, the College offers an attractive salary and benefits.

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How to apply

For more information and instructions on how to apply, please download the following documents:

We welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

Closing date: Monday 14 February 2022 at 10am

Interview date: Tuesday 1 March 2022 (Afternoon) via Microsoft Teams

The College is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Charity registration no. 228636

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