Non Clinical - PA to Medical Directorate

  • Department Medical Directorate
  • Salary £21,892.00 – £24,157 per annum
  • Closing Date 27/01/2021
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 4
  • Job ref 223-PMD-709-A
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time 37.5 hours per week

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, organised and hard working individual for the role of Personal Assistant to the Medical Directorate. This is a busy and challenging role requiring the successful candidate to administratively support the Medical Directorate team, including taking minutes at a number of meetings.

As an experienced Personal Assistant, you will effectively liaise with internal and external colleagues and manage the diaries for the team in order to maximise use of their time. You will be responsible for typing a wide variety of documentation with the occasional audio transcription and will be required to arrange internal and external meetings/visits, which may include the booking of venues and travel.

You must be able to work on your own initiative and possess excellent organisational and communication skills. You will be confident and able to communicate at all levels. You will have proven extensive experience of working in a PA role, coupled with taking minutes at formal meetings and audio typing experience is also necessary, as is experience of electronic diary management and working to tight deadlines.

Based within a general office environment, you will be motivated, flexible and committed to being part of a team that is dedicated to providing the best possible outcomes for our services.

Further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Sally Gray

Title: System Support Officer/Project Lead


Tel: 01743 261427

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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