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R0189 Personal Assistant

Grade: Grade 5 £29,874 – £33,915

Directly responsible to: Business Support Team Leader

Full Time Permanent

Location: Full time onsite, at the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, Lloyd House, 2 Colmore Circus Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6AT

Closing Date: 12 noon Friday 24th May 2024, interviews to take place in person on Wednesday 5th June and Thursday 6th June 2024

This is a politically restricted post.

Are you an organiser? Are you skilled at prioritising and talking to people to get things done? 

We are looking for a meticulous Personal Assistant (PA) to support the Police and Crime Commissioner and other Senior Officers or Officials.

You will need to have excellent attention to detail striving to deliver the highest levels of service and quality.  You will need to have experience working either as a PA or similar role, great communication skills, and an ability to meet tight timescales, prioritise and good attention to detail.  You will need to be a forward thinker adaptable to change and able to manage multiple Executives.  You will be astute and a natural proactive forward planner who is prepared to roll their sleeves up and really get stuck in when needed. 

The Police and Crime Commissioner runs a busy office with a real sense of purpose and the successful candidate will be part of the team which ensures that the office runs smoothly. This role is very fast paced and requires someone who loves multi-tasking and working in a high energy environment.

You will be required to be on site 5 days a week. This is crucial to meet the business needs of this role and to fully support the Commissioner and other Senior Officials.

The West Midlands is a vibrant and diverse part of the country and 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.

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
  • 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

Click here to learn more: Working for us

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 with IMPARTIALITY

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.

Don’t meet all parts of the Job Description?

At the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace that reflects the communities of the West Midlands. Studies show that women and people of colour are less likely to apply for roles if they believe they do not meet each item of the criteria. So, if you are passionate about this role we encourage you to still apply. You may be exactly who we are looking for.

Please note we do not accept CV’s.

To download an application form please visit: or telephone 0121 626 6060.

Recruitment is completed in line with safe recruitment practices. You can find our Safeguarding policy here: Safeguarding-policy-November-21.pdf (

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 Bethany Willetts emailing: [email protected].   

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 24th May 2024.  Interviews to take place in person on Wednesday 5th June and Thursday 6th June 2024.

To download an application form please visit: or telephone 0121 626 6060.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted.



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