Assistant Company Secretary

Woodrow Mercer
North West England
£190 per day
Closing date
9 Feb 2023
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Assistant Company Secretary – Northwest based Client

Woodrow Mercer Healthcare Recruitment have been approached to source an Assistant Company Secretary for an NHS Trust based in the Northwest of England. This opportunity is a full-time position working on an interim basis.

This position is for a working period of 3 months initially, with the view to extend afterwards and it comes under a band 6 with a daily rate to match. The post holder will work with the Trust on a Hybrid basis, needing to be on site 2/3 times per week whilst the rest of the week you can work fully remote.


Job Description

Working with the Company Secretary, the post holder will need to have a hands-on approach in assistant the Company Secretary with a wide range of Corporate Governance tasks and they will also play a key role within supporting the Council of Governors and the Board of Directors. As Assistant Company Secretary, you will also be key in supporting the achievement of the Trust’s Corporate Objectives. The Assistant Company Secretary will also deputise where appropriate for the Company Secretary during periods of absence.


Key Experience needed and Duties of the Job

  • Putting agenda packs together
  • Great experience in taking minutes at Board/Committee level
  • Bringing Reports together for meetings
  • Putting together large complex documents
  • Supporting any allocated Committees and fulfilling other duties ensuring the Council of Governors are supported to function effectively
  • Experience in Corporate Governance positions

Essential Knowledge

  • Experience and knowledge of regulatory matters, NHS Compliance and Corporate Governance

Desirable Experience/ Qualification

  • Membership of Governance Institute or currently undertaking Governance Institute qualifications


If you would like to apply and have a confidential conversation about this position, then please don’t hesitate to contact Alex Knott at  and attach your CV, alternatively you can contact on 07870 898061.


Woodrow Mercer Healthcare have made thousands of placements of skilled, dedicated and expert interim consultants into the NHS.

What makes us different is our commitment to transparent commercials, long term relationships and being the most knowledgeable recruitment team in the market.

Our Healthcare Recruitment Consultants are unmatched in our experience and track record in this market. 

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