We're hiring: Resources Assistant

May 3, 2024

Are you highly organised, with an eye for detail and the flexibility and communication skills to carry out a variety of tasks as part of a small team? Are you good at providing office support for a small team? Do you have some experience of planning and minuting meetings? If this sounds like you, check out our new Resources Assistant role.


We are seeking someone who is highly organised, able to carry out their work with accuracy, and can prioritise and forward plan a variety of tasks to support the smooth running of NAVCA.  Our new Resources Assistant will be able to communicate at all levels, including planning and minuting our Trustee Committee and Board meetings.  

The main responsibilities of the role will be to:


·      Provide support to the Chair, CEO and NAVCA Board, by arranging meetings and all meeting logistics, drafting agendas, collating papers and taking minutes, as well as efficient record keeping, and managing a forward look of Board priorities.

Office and IT Support

·      Organise regular face-to-face and online team meetings and team events.

·      Provide administrative support to the CEO, including diary management.

·      Manage and liaise with external IT support to ensure all staff have the hardware and software they need.

·       Maintain a general mailbox and answer general telephone enquiries.

·       Maintain records of equipment held by staff.

·       Support the processing of staff expenses.

·       Provide administrative support for the NAVCA starter and leaver process.

·       Provide administrative support to other members of the NAVCA team as required.


·      Ensure all personnel records are kept up to date.


Please click here to view the full job description and person specification.


The role is part time, 21 hours per week (equivalent to 3 days). The salary is £25,200 pro rata per annum plus 8% employer pension (no employee contribution required).  At NAVCA you will receive:

·      25 days leave plus 11 statutory/set holidays, pro rata for part-time staff.  

·      Access to Simply Health support scheme.

·      Support in your training and career development.

We welcome applicants seeking flexible working patterns.

This is primarily a remote working position, with weekly travel to our office in Sheffield city centre.


We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes, celebrates and values diversity. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. We particularly welcome applications from people from Black, Asian and minoritised ethnic communities. We don’t want you to ‘fit’ our culture, we want you to enrich it. If you have a passion for making a difference and share in our vision for empowering local community action, we would love to hear from you.


To apply, please download our application form here and return it to recruitment@navca.org.uk by 5pm on 20 May 2024.


For an informal discussion, please contact Beck Vickers, Resources Officer: rebecca.vickers@navca.org.uk