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About the job

Salary: £20,903 - £23,808 a year pro rata
Hours per week: 30
Contract type: Maternity Cover for upto 12 months 

Are you interested in providing secretarial and administrative support to the Strategic Safeguarding Manager and the Independent Chair of the Luton Safeguarding Adult Board? If yes, this is the perfect role for you.

We have an exciting opportunity available where you will be supporting the work of the LSCB and providing a professional response to multi-agency partners in co-ordinating the work of the Board.


About you

Our ideal candidate will need to be able to communicate clearly, accurately and sensitively with a wide range of people and will need good numeracy skills to be able monitor budgets and progress chase.

You’ll need to be a great planner with fantastic organisation skills to be able to prioritise your own workload within changing timescales to meet organisational priorities and deadlines.

We are also looking for someone who is able to interpret and analyse data in order to produce well written reports, document and minutes.

If you think you could become an asset to the team, then please do not hesitate to get in touch. We look forward to receiving your application.

This is a public facing role so you’ll need to show off your fluency in speaking and writing English.


We offer a range of excellent staff benefits which include:

- generous holiday entitlement with the option to buy up to 20 days
- flexible working arrangements - we welcome requests for flexible working arrangements including part-time hours and alternative working patterns
- 24/7 independent Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
- local government pension with generous employer contribution of 17.3%
- excellent support and development
- relocation package available up to £8,500 (subject to meeting eligibility criteria)
- half price season ticket on Thameslink train line
- discounted shopping including gym membership and Vauxhall cars
- Luton Council is proud to offer a Housing Brokerage Service for Key Workers to help and support eligible employees in finding suitable housing

Application process

Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants are required to declare all unspent cautions and convictions; and also any adult cautions (simple or conditional), and spent convictions that are not protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020). A person’s criminal record will not in itself prevent a person from being appointed to this post. Applicants will not be refused posts because of offences which are not relevant to, and do not place them at or make them a risk in, the role for which they are applying. However in the event of the employment being taken up, any failure to disclose such offence, as detailed above, will result in dismissal or disciplinary action by the Authority.