Our Benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme.
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About the role

Are you looking for a new challenge in an organisation committed to making a real difference and where you will be highly valued for the contribution you make? 

Our leadership team are committed to making a real difference to the lives of people of Cambridgeshire and you will play a vital role in supporting them to do deliver their ambition to create a greener, fairer, and more caring Cambridgeshire.  Supporting a Service Director, we are looking for a Personal Assistant to deliver efficient, effective and proactive support to enable them to focus on the key priorities and strategic needs of the organisation. 

This will be on a 6-month fixed term basis or if an internal applicant this would be on secondment basis as we are also very much interested in developing our staff at all stages in their career and would be fantastic for an already established administrator with good organisational and technology skill. This is also a fantastic opportunity for you to make a highly valued contribution to Cambridgeshire. We are passionate about flexible working, with several flexible working options available and the ability to work on a hybrid basis. 

If you think this could be you, please get in touch for an initial conversation with Rachel Hickmott, Executive Assistant to Executive Director for Adult Social Care and Commissioning at Rachel.Hickmott@cambridgeshire.gov.uk.  

About you

 As a Personal Assistant you will have well developed knowledge of business administration processes and IT systems. You will have an A-C grade in GCSE English and Maths or equivalent standard. You will have well-developed knowledge of general business requirements such as HR and finance processes, information management, risk management, customer service and health and safety. Desirable would be to understand social care too.  

You will be able to predict and pre-empt challenges and provide solutions with a calm, balanced and positive approach showing good judgement. You will develop strong and effective working relationship with colleagues, stakeholders and partners which help the council, communities, and wider services. 

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion. 


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