Queen's staff are likely to have 'more flexible ways of working'
WFH for HM! Queen’s household staff will continue ‘flexible working’ post-pandemic, job advert for Buckingham Palace employee communications assistant reveals
- Buckingham Palace job advert says ‘more flexible ways of working’ likely
- Royal Household are advertising for Senior Employee Communications Assistant
- Role will ensure employees stay informed and connected regardless of location
Royal Household staff are going to enjoy the benefits of ‘flexible working’ even after the pandemic, it has been revealed.
Like organisations across the country, the Royal Household has been forced to adapt to Covid-19 restrictions and has introduced flexible working options for its 1,200 members of staff who work at royal residences across the UK.
A job advert for a Senior Employee Communications Assistant, responsible for keeping internal digital platforms updated, hints there are plans to continue remote working even once restrictions lift.
The Queen’s (pictured in December) staff at Buckingham Palace staff are likely going to enjoy ‘more flexible ways of working’ after the pandemic
The Royal Household are advertising for a Senior Employee Communications Assistant to keep internal digital platforms updated as employees continue remote working
The posting for the £27,000-a-year role, based at Buckingham Palace, reads: ‘Working as part of our professional and supportive HR team, you’ll underpin all aspects of our employee communications and will join at an interesting and important time.
‘With c.1200 employees spanning a diverse range of roles, our internal digital platforms are currently more important than ever; ensuring everyone is informed, connected, engaged and able to work effectively regardless of their location.
‘And as we look ahead, more flexible ways of working is likely to continue post pandemic, making your role key to our future.’
The successful candidate will create posts and videos to keep staff and potential job applicants up-to-date with the latest goings on, the posting continues.
The posting adds: ‘No two days will be the same. And as you support others, you’ll have exceptional opportunities to grow your own career.
A job advert for a Senior Employee Communications Assistant, pictured, responsible for keeping internal digital platforms updated, hints there are plans to continue remote working even once restrictions lift
‘We don’t stand still here; and you’ll be encouraged to make an impact at the heart of this world-famous institution.’
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Among the engagements carried out in person was the knighting of Captain Sir Tom Moore at Windsor Castle in July and a joint outing with prince William to meet counter-terrorism experts in Salisbury in October.
A source told Vanity Fair earlier this month that Her Majesty is preparing for her return to work after being vaccinated against Covid-19.
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