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Programmes Administrative Assistant

Job title Programmes Administrative Assistant

Department Designability

Salary £22,318 per annum (pro rata)

Grade N/A

Placed on Tuesday 14 March 2023

Closing date Sunday 23 April 2023

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference JS10447

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Location: Regular presence at our offices in Bath plus some remote working

Hours: 30-37.5 hrs/week (open to flexible working)

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: £22,318 per annum FTE

For over 50 years, Designability has designed and provided products that have enabled disabled people to live with greater independence. Our team of talented designers and engineers create innovative new products which have helped hundreds of thousands of people with their day to day challenges. We are best known now for Wizzybug, our powered wheelchair which helps young disabled children move and play independently for often the first time in their lives. Families loan one from us for free thanks to the generous support of our donors. 

We have ambitious plans for the future. We are in a strong financial position with healthy reserves, and have a forward plan for a significant new product innovation, and a partnership project which will have impact on the lives of millions of disabled people. 

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team providing innovative solutions which deliver greater choice for disabled people and the post holder will liaise with service users, carers and health care professionals to support the delivery of an exemplary standard of care and service excellence.              

To be successful in this role, you will be an excellent communicator, understand the importance of being a team player and will have the desire to make a difference to disabled children’s lives.

 You will have:

  • Experience within a similar role
  • Strong IT & skills
  • Ability to show initiative in problem solving when dealing with novel or conflicting demands
  • Effective time management skills
  • Experience of providing customer service
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to form effective relationships with colleagues in other departments
  • A high level of attention to detail

We are really proud that we were recently awarded second place in the ‘Best Charities to Work For’ list by Third Sector. Designability is a Real Living Wage and Disability Confident Employer. To find out more about Designability visit 

The University of Bath provide us with recruitment support and applications are made through the University of Bath jobs website. We choose to follow many of the University of Bath’s human resources policies. However, Designability is a fully independent charity and our staff contracts are not with the University.

Please upload a CV and Covering Letter with your application. 

For an informal conversation about this role, please email Clive Tuck at Designability on  

Closing Date for applications: Applications are being taken on a rolling recruitment basis.

Interview date: Successful applicants will be offered a mutually convenient interview date. Interviews will be held in our Bath offices.

Start date: At earliest availability

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