County Priory Group Administrator
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic administrator to fill this unique and exciting vacancy based in the historic St John’s Gate in Clerkenwell.
This is a full time role working 08.30 – 16.30 Monday – Friday to provide administrative support to the Head of County Priory Group Affairs and co-ordinate the very small but busy County Priory Group national office. (There could be some flexibility in hours of work).
The post holder will be expected to co-ordinate the small but busy County Priory Groups National Office providing administrative support to the Head of County Priory Group Affairs and the 43 County Priory Groups (CPGs) based throughout England.
There are currently between 450 and 500 CPG Members all of whom are members of a local County Priory Group and are ambassadors for the Order of St John which is a charity that has been providing care and support for over 900 years. CPGs work closely with our partner charity St John Ambulance which is the country’s leading First Aid provider
The post holder will be the first point of call for CPG Chairs with the Head of County Priory Group Affairs spending a considerable amount of time away from the office visiting regional CPG groups and attending external meetings.
The role will have limited direct supervision therefore, it is essential for the post holder to have excellent administration and customer service skills for this new role. The work is interesting and varied with the office based in a very friendly and unique work environment.
There is the opportunity for the post holder to be part of the unique ceremonial events that take place within the Priory such as Investitures into the Order of St John on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen and St John’s Day events including, an annual Service of Rededication in St Paul’s Cathedral.
Shortlisted applicants will have the opportunity for an informal visit to meet the Priory team and visit the Museum of the Order of St John in St John’s Gate.
For further information or an informal chat, please email Tony Shepherd – Head of County Priory Group Affairs or call 020 7324 4081.
Closing Date: 09:00 on 26 February 2018
Interview Date: 06 March 2018
Candidates will be asked to take a short skills based test as part of the interview assessment.
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