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About the role

The role of Personal Assistant (PA) to the Senior Management Team (SMT) is crucial, as it plays a key role in enhancing the capacity of SMT to accomplish our mission. Our mission is to provide support for thousands of unpaid carers, enabling them to gain recognition, receive support, and maintain control over their caregiving responsibilities.


The postholder will gain insights from across the organisation and will have a varied and interesting workload.


This new role requires someone who is confident, highly organised, with a keen eye for detail in this busy and varied position.


About you

You will have previous demonstrable skills of working as a PA to a busy senior leader.


You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills in addition to intermediate or advanced Microsoft Office skills. You will be used to working on your own initiative and within agreed deadlines.


About us

The Carers’ Centre is a local independent charity with a big vision! We want to live in a community where unpaid carers are fully recognised, valued, and supported. By joining The Carers’ Centre, you are joining a team dedicated to helping families across Bath and North East Somerset when they need us most.


We provide trusted information, advice, and support to unpaid carers of all ages, enabling them to maintain or improve their health and wellbeing, stay in control of their caring role, and get connected with others in a similar situation to them. In addition, we work with the wider community to improve recognition and support for unpaid carers.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check and at least two independent references.


We are committed to providing services that embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity.


Why join us?

  • We want our employees to have more control over their work/life balance, that’s why we offer flexible start and finish times, as well as the ability to enjoy our beautiful riverside office which comes with free parking, and to work from the comfort of your home.
  • With work/life balance in mind and the many caring roles we know people can experience, we make sure our policies work for families.
  • By joining The Carers’ Centre, you’ll be part of strong and dedicated team, where collaboration and support is at the heart. We’re all in this to make the world a little better.
  • As a small but powerful local charity, we rely on digital innovation. You’ll have access to a large suite of digital tools to support you to make the biggest impact in your role.
  • As well as all this, you will receive a 5% pension contribution, generous sickness pay, 23 days annual leave plus bank holidays and discounts through an employee discount scheme. In addition, you will also get an additional day of leave each year, for 5 years.

Personal Assistant to the Senior Management Team


£16,189.91 pro rata (FTE £26,623.40)



Contract Type:

Part time


The Carers' Centre, Woodlands, Lower Bristol Road, BA2 9ES (with some flexibility for remote working in line with the role requirements)

Close Date:

Tuesday, 7 May 2024

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