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Executive Assistant

YMCA Norfolk

Norwich, NR3 2HF

Job Description

Position: Executive Assistant

Pay: £12.63 per hour – Grade F (£14,777.10 per annum)

Location: YMCA Norfolk, Aylsham Road, Norwich

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours per week: 22.5 hours per week

We’re looking for an Executive Assistant to join our Corporate Services team. This is an exciting time to be joining YMCA Norfolk, and you could make a real difference in this role while working closely with the CEO.

Job Role:

To ensure effective delivery/functioning of:
Support to the Chief Executive
Corporate Administration support
The Corporate office at Aylsham Road, Norwich
The role will also help to expand the Corporate Services team with the view to take on and line manage a Corporate Administration Assistant Apprentice in the near future.

Further information can be found in the Job Description – Executive Assistant Job Description

The Organisation:

YMCA Norfolk is a great place to work, offering meaningful opportunities to make a difference in the lives of young people. Working at YMCA Norfolk is an opportunity to be a part of an organisation which is challenging, innovative, rewarding and fun! We place young people at the heart of all we do and are committed to building an organisation that is responsive to the needs of young people and our stakeholders.

What you’ll need to succeed:

You will be an excellent communicator and be highly organised with the ability to prioritise a large and varied workload in a time pressured setting. You will have a good knowledge of filing and administration systems, be a proficient user of Microsoft Office, and have the ability to quickly learn other systems. Having experience of coordinating meetings, agendas and preparing relevant materials is essential, and the role requires a high level of integrity, confidentiality and discretion at all times.

What you’ll get in return:

Healthshield Health Care Plan
34 days (pro rata) per annum inclusive of Bank and Public Holidays
An additional day of annual leave (pro rata) awarded after 5 and 10 years of continuous Long Service
Access to contributory stakeholder pension scheme after 3 months
Health and wellbeing events and activities
Family friendly policies
In service training opportunities and bursaries investing in your development
Annual staff day and staff awards to celebrate our successes
Death in service benefit of 2 x annual salary
Regular line management and support
Staff discount at Williams Kitchen Café, Explorers Soft Play & Muddy Puddles Nursery
What to do next:

For more information on this role, please contact Vicki Palmer on 07849 085023 or

To apply, please complete an Application Form and a Survey Form and forward along with a copy of your CV to or by post to Vicki Palmer

Closing date for applications: Friday 14th October 2022 at 9am

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and submit your application form as soon as possible.

Interview date: Monday 24th October 2022

YMCA Norfolk is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic DBS check prior to starting employment.


£12.63 per hour – Grade F (£14,777.10 per annum)


Between Monday - Friday


22.5 hours per week

How to apply

To apply, please download and complete an Application Form and a Survey Form from our website and forward along with a copy of your CV to or by post to Vicki Palmer