Executive Assistant to the CEO

Royal Mencap Society, 123 Golden Lane, London, EC1Y 0RT

About the Role

Mencap has a great opportunity for an Executive Assistant (EA) to Edel Harris, the Chief Executive Officer. The current EA has been promoted to the Governance Manager role at Mencap leaving some big shoes to fill.

Working at Mencap and with Edel is hard work but also a lot of fun.  Edel is easy-going, personable and fun to be around but also has really high standards, works at quite a pace and expects a lot from her team. 

This is a full-time (37.5 hours) permanent role and while we support flexible working you will need to be in our London office, near Old Street, some days of the month.

Business support roles at Mencap are staffed by organised and dependable people driven by our vision for the UK to be the best place in the world for people with a learning disability to live happy and healthy lives. Often working behind the scenes, we have a significant impact on the people we are here to serve.

How To Apply

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This role will close for shortlisting on Sunday 23rd Jan and interviews will take place W/C 31st Jan at our Centre of Engagement in Central London (EC1Y).

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us. To find out more about the scheme please visit the direct gov website.

About Mencap

We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose. Everyone wants a purposeful job – to do something meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You will have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist. We want to make you feel inspired to reach your potential.

Our work includes;  

  • providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose
  • providing advice through our help lines and web sites
  • campaigning for the changes that people with a learning disability want