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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/11/2020.

PA to Hospital Triumvirate

Job Reference: 344-5200CFZ

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum

We are looking for a PA to support the Hospital Triumvirates.

To provide a comprehensive administrative and secretarial support to the Hospital Operations Triumvirate to ensure the provision of a high-quality co-ordinated service.

The post holder will be expected to deal substantially with a wide variety of sensitive and highly complex confidential material and it is therefore imperative to maintain complete confidentiality at all times and to represent the Directorate in a professional, efficient and courteous manner.

As the first point of contact for the Hospital Triumvirate, it is imperative that the post holder promotes a professional and positive image demonstrating utmost efficiency and knowledge.

The post holder will work flexibly and under their own initiative. The post is demanding due to the requirements to work to key reporting deadlines and the post holder will have demonstrable expertise in a full range of administrative and organisational policies and procedures.

The post holder will need to be able to exercise judgement in making assessments of urgent or sensitive issues either by dealing with them or ensuring they are brought to the attention of the Hospital Triumvirate.

The PA will work as part of a team of PA’s who provide administrative and secretarial support to the Hospital Triumvirate. The team works together to ensure an effective and efficient service is provided at all times. Therefore, whilst the role specifically supports the Hospital Triumvirate, there will be a need for flexibility to provide support during periods of leave and to support workload management

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameTracey CouchmanJob titlePA to Lesley White Hospital DirectorEmail addresst.couchman@nhs.netTelephone number01227 866450Additional contact information

Please contact Resourcing team for further information

There are lots of great opportunities at East Kent Hospitals, where staff are caring and put patients first, innovation flourishes and you can develop your career. A medical school will be opening in east Kent in 2020 with 100 training places a year. The Trust fully supports the SAS Doctors Charter and is committed to their development through its CPD Framework. To find out more about east Kent visit our website.

We’ll close this job advert once we’ve received sufficient applications which may be before the closing date so please apply as soon as possible. We only accept online applications. If you have any difficulty with this please contact our Resourcing Team on 01227 866450 who are happy to help.

We have a relocation policy for eligible candidates, promote flexible working and we are an inclusive employer.

Parking is available at Trust sites but we encourage alternative options and offer Cycle 2 Work scheme.

The ability to converse easily and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for all customer facing roles.

Most positions require a Disclosure and Barring check and will be exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Posts working regularly or unsupervised with children or vulnerable adults require an enhanced check. Applicants for eligible roles requiring Tier 2 sponsorship must meet UK Visas and Immigration eligibility criteria.

We operate a no-smoking policy on all our sites and grounds.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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