Job Opportunity: Administrative Assistant at St. Petrock’s, Exeter (application deadline: Friday 26 March 2021 at 12 noon)


St. Petrock’s is an Exeter-based charity (no. 1090155) which provides  for people who are homeless or vulnerably housed. The charity has been providing a range of support, housing and prevention services to help fill the gaps in services available to individuals in need for over 20 years.

St. Petrock’s is currently seeking to recruit an Administration Assistant. Please note that the deadline for applications is this coming Friday, 26th March. Many thanks to Laura McIvor, Project Support Co-ordinator at St. Petrock’s, for sending in details. Please forward this job opportunity to anyone in your networks that may be interested in applying.

The advertisement reads:

Administration Assistant

o 20 hours per week.
o Initial 6 month contract.

o Salary £19,350 (11,057 pro rata).
o Closing date for applications: Friday 26th March 2021, 12noon.
o Interviews to be held during w/c 5th April, with anticipated start date of 12th April,

About St. Petrock’s

“St Petrock’s is a small local charity working to address the problems caused by homelessness
in Exeter and the surrounding area. Through our homelessness resource centre in Cathedral
Yard, and via our housing services in the community, we provide a range of emergency,
support and prevention services to help people rebuild their lives and make the transition to
independent living.

About the Role

“A part time position has arisen in St Petrock’s centre office for a motivated, enthusiastic and
pro-active individual who will be responsible for assisting with office procedures & responding
to supporter enquiries.

“Applicants should have good organisational, communication, literacy, IT, numeracy and
interpersonal skills, and should understand the importance of confidentiality and discretion.
Candidates should be adaptable and flexible, capable of working both on their own initiative
and enjoy the variety and challenge of working as part of a team within a busy charity.

“Normal working hours for this post are 20 hours per week, to be worked during core hours
over 3 – 4 days, with some flexibility to meet the needs of both parties.

“The role will be based primarily on-site in St Petrock’s centre office (subject to current COVID
legislation) but may also require some home-working.

“This is a 6 month contract in the first instance, with the possibility of extension subject to
organisational needs.

“Please contact Laura McIvor on if you would like to discuss the role
further (including a contact phone number if you would like to arrange a call back).


“A full job description and an application form are available on the St. Petrock’s website.
Please send completed forms via email to (please note that we are
only able to accept applications made via our application form, and cannot accept CVs.)”