Temporary to Permanent Secretarial Position

Ref: 3782| Posted: 10th Jan 2019

This vacancy is now closed

C&D are working in partnership with a Swindon based company to recruit for a Secretary on a temp to perm basis. This is a full-time secretarial support role, reporting directly into Senior Management. 

The purpose of the role is to provide secretarial support to members of their Senior Leadership Team and the Executive Assistant.


Responsibilities of the role will include;

  • To provide secretarial support to the SLT.  This will involve working closely with managers across the Hospice.
  • Assist with diary management, clerking meetings and disseminating information.
  • To provide secretarial support to the Board sub-committees which will include minute taking and some evening working
  • Assist with letters and memos, personal and telephone enquiries from staff, external contacts and general public.
  • Collate and despatch agenda papers for meetings of the Board of Trustees, various Committees and Senior Leadership Team.
  • Provide cover for the Executive Assistant and Administration Assistant during periods of absence to support CEO and SLT.




  • Flexibility - a team worker with a proactive approach and willingness to get involved at all levels
  • RSA II Secretarial Qualification or equivalent
  • Good competency in Microsoft Office and internet proficiency
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact at any level
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good organisation and administrative skills


  • Ability to take and transcribe minutes and draft correspondence
  • Ability to prioritise effectively and work under pressure
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a wide range of people


The standard working hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. 


Please apply today for further details and to arrange a meeting. The role is available with a view to start as soon as possible for the right candidate.

C&D are acting as an employment agency with regards to this role.