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R0124 Governance Assistant

Grade: 4 £22,599 – £26,016 (depending on experience)

Based at: The Offices of the Police and Crime Commissioner + home (Hybrid working)

Lloyd House, Birmingham, B4 6NQ

Fixed Term Contract Ending 31st July 2022

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 28th January 2022

Interviews to take place virtually on Thursday 10th February 2022

This is a politically restricted post.

Are you a great organiser? Do you relish challenge and variety in your working day?  Do you want to make a difference at work? 

We are looking for a Governance Assistant to add capacity to our busy Business Support Team.  Whether an experienced Administrator, or an enthusiastic career starter with an interest in the world of policing and crime if you have an enthusiastic attitude, excellent written skills and great customer service skills you could be a perfect addition to our team.

You will be responsible for a variety of activities including, corporate governance activities, organisation and facilitation of meetings and events including taking minutes and record keeping.  In return you will be part of a small high performing organisation with development opportunities to suit your role. 

The West Midlands region is a vibrant and diverse part of the country. The Police and Crime Commissioner is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of diversity and human rights, and a personal commitment to promoting diversity and racial equality. We also offer a guaranteed interview scheme from those with disabilities.

Why work for us?

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner is committed to the reduction and prevention of crime, so by joining us you’ll be actively contributing to improving the West Midlands region. You will get to work alongside great people who are passionate about driving improvement and change! In return for your valued contribution we provide an impressive employee benefits package:  

  • Diverse, Inclusive and supportive organisation
  • Flexible working
  • Hybrid working from home policy
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Pay progression through multiple increments
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Access to an employee benefits package
  • Committed to being an anti-racist and trauma informed organisation

Our values

It is important to us that every employee is committed to and share our organisational values:

We behave with INTEGRITY and HONESTY in all we do. We work OBJECTIVELY and IMPARTIALLY

to support the Police and Crime Commissioner and each other to achieve the objectives of the Police and Crime Plan.

We support each other by driving INCLUSIVITY within our interaction with each other and the public.

For more information about the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner visit: Home – West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner (

For an informal confidential conversation about this post, please contact Rachel Holtham on

The closing date for applications is 12 noon Friday 28th January 2022, Interviews will take place on Thursday 10th February 2022.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted.

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