Company Secretary

Job type Contract
Salary £400 per day
Contact Ben Fincham
Reference 160303

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company within the private and public sector has a locum role for a Company Secretary work full-time in Bournemouth. The pay rate for this locum Company Secretary job is £400 per day (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Job Summary:

To develop and implement processes to promote and sustain excellent corporate governance of the Council owned private limited companies and to be regarded by the Boards as its trusted adviser.


  • Advise the company directors on company law and financial regulations
  • Keep under review legislative, regulatory and governance issues which may impact the companies and ensures that the Board is effectively briefed on them and the companies remain compliant
  • Advise the Chair of each Board and the Director of Housing on issues of concern or conflicts of interest
  • Oversee and ensure action on all legal, regulatory and compliance issues
  • Support the Chairs of the Boards and their Boards in the achievement of company strategic objectives
  • Ensure the effective and smooth operation of the companies’ decision making, reporting, budgetary and recharging mechanisms, as part of their formal administration of affairs
  • Review and advise on company contracts e.g. SLAs
  • Co-ordinate and file the appropriate forms with Companies House to record any company changes to ensure compliance with Companies Act 2006
  • Monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and take action accordingly
  • Oversee the annual reporting of performance to shareholders
  • Ensure that the companies’ business is conducted with probity, accountability, and in accordance with national standards and regulations and establish and monitor procedures to ensure compliance
  • Be an independent and impartial arbiter to the Board, particularly where challenging issues require resolution

Requirements of the Company Secretary:

  • A degree in a relevant subject such as business, law, accountancy, public administration
  • Accredited by the Chartered Governance Institute 
  • Good knowledge of the Companies Act 2006
  • Good knowledge of ICT including Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Professional competence in being able to take the lead on company secretary responsibilities including the business administration and governance of companies
  • Proven ability to bring about change

Benefits of Working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive Company Secretary knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place after 100 hours of work has been completed
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support with a specialist safeguarding team
  • In-house payroll system
  • A free digital copy of the Social Work News Magazine


This Company Secretary job is advertised by Ben Fincham; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.