Policy Support Officer (Social Integration)
(GLA) Grade 5 (£29,574)
Vacancy Description
Job reference: GLA3471
Contract type: Fixed term (until July 2019)
Hours: Full-time 37 hours per week
Closing date: Sunday 22 July 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: To be confirmed
Salary: £29,574 per annum
Grade: 5

We are looking for a Policy Support Officer to join the GLA’s Social Integration Team in the Communities and Social Policy Unit.

Social integration is one of the Mayor’s top priorities. He also describes it as one of the 21st Century’s greatest challenges.

Our Team recently launched the Mayor’s Strategy for Social Integration, which sets out how City Hall will help Londoners to have more opportunities to connect with each other positively and meaningfully. It will support Londoners to play an active part in their communities and the decisions that affect them. It involves reducing barriers and inequalities, so that people can relate to each other as equals. The strategy is available here: https://www.london.gov.uk/what-we-do/communities/all-us-mayors-strategy-social-integration

The Policy Support Officer plays a vital role in supporting the coordination and administration of our flagship social integration projects and initiatives. You will support and facilitate the work of our busy new team, including event logistics, meeting coordination, reporting mechanisms, and internal and external communications.

The ideal candidate will be deeply concerned with relationships, participation and equality. They will have experience of successfully managing and delivering an administrative support function, good communication skills, and a can-do attitude.

The role is fixed-term, through to the end of July 2019.


London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work and this role is open to job share. 

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on glajobs@london.gov.uk quoting reference: GLA3471.

Application closing date:
 Sunday 22 July 2018 at 23:59 GMT

Interviews will take place at City Hall on a date: To be confirmed


Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply and to view a copy of the Job Description and Person specification, please click the "Apply Now" button below.