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Charity People are proud to be working with Nafsiyat, an intercultural therapy centre, committed to providing effective and accessible psychotherapy and counselling services to people from diverse religious, cultural and ethnic communities in London. We are looking for a highly capable Executive
Nafsiyat exists to reach those who are systematically failed elsewhere in society, isolated by skewed power dynamics which underly, and/ or intensify, the experience of mental ill health. Nafsiyat was etablished in 1983 by psychotherapist Jafar Kareem as a grassroots, community-based response to the need in North London-based BAME communities. They were the first therapy centre in the UK to take account of the cultural background of the patient and therapist, and recognise its importance in therapy.
As Executive Assistant, you will provide a high-level personal secretarial, administrative, information and research service to the Managing Director. You will be responsible for providing day to day administrative support, managing diary arrangements, minutes, maintaining effective filing systems and preparing presentations as requested. You will also act as a channel of communication and information for Trustees & Staff, as well as assist with event planning and management and undertake proof reading of internal and external documents. You will to help manage the HR functions of the organisation also have the opportunity to assist with managing and sourcing/creating content for Nafsiyat’s social media platforms.
We are looking for a dynamic, highly-organised and proactive professional, with demonstrable experience of providing administrative, PA or secretary support to a Managing Director or Senior Management. You will have a positive attitude, with excellent communications skills and the ability to deal with sensitive information discreetly. This role is for a driven and committed individual, who can work calmly under pressure and effectively maintain a busy work schedule. A background in or understanding of the charity or community sector as well as an understanding of mental health and/or cultural issues would be desirable.
Hours: 35 per week. Salary: £21,000
Closing date: Monday 21st June at 5pm
Interview dates: 24th and 25th June
If you are interested in this role, please send your most recent CV to Kate Headford at email@example.com, your consultant for this role.