Starting salary: £27,058
Job Level: Level 2, Zone 1
Work Location: Crowndale Centre
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: 25th September 2022 at 23:59
Interviews to be held: Week commencing 3rd October 2022
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.
Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. We’re not just home to UK’s fast-growing economy, we’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.
This is an exciting opportunity to support the Mayor’s office. You will be responsible for driving the Mayor to various engagements and ensure the office and mayoral programme of annual events are well managed. You will also carry out Mace bearing duties and ensure that they have the appropriate regalia for each event.
You will be working with the Mayor and the Mayor’s Officer to ensure that they are prepared for all events they are attending including ensuring that the Mayor has received appropriate briefings.
The role requires you to be on duty for official and civic engagements as required which may be during the day, evenings, or weekends.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require a DBS.
To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by visiting 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/our-stories'.
A clean driving licence and experience of driving for 2 years is essential and an understanding of the transport requirements of the mayoralty would be beneficial. You will need to have knowledge of car maintenance.
The postholder will meet and liaise with key contacts who will include Chief officers, Cabinet Members and Elected members, MPs, members of the community from within Camden as well as the Representative Deputy Lieutenant, representatives of Foreign Governments as well as Royalty on occasion. Therefore, you will need to be confident, diplomatic and tactful in your approach.
You will need to be able to work flexibly as worked hours will depend on the Mayor’s schedule.
Working for Camden
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At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Visit 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/staff-benefits' to see full details of our benefits.
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To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.
Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.
To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website or copy and paste the below URL into your browser: https://www.camdenjobs.co.uk/inclusion-and-diversity
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