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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/04/2021.

Administrative Assistant

Job Reference: 358-2957167-COR-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Operations, Leicester Royal Infirmary
£19,737 - £21,142

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.


We are looking for a highly organised motivated, enthusiastic individual to work closely with the Operational Management Team to deliver an effective and efficient administration for the team. Working to the Executive Assistant this is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a great team.

The post holder will be experienced at working with staff at all levels, and able to work with accuracy in order to provide high quality administrative support. You should be able to work well under pressure and have the ability to prioritise your own workload possessing excellent organisational skills and being able to identify and escalate any problems in a timely manner.

Good communication skills and the ability to work both as part of a team and autonomously are vital skills. You will be expected to use your initiative and discretion in maintaining confidentiality, whilst having demonstrating an enthusiasm for your work and drive to provide high quality administrative services in support of the wider team and Trust goals.

'Ideally with NHS experience'


For further details / informal visits contact:

Suzanne Whyman - Executive Assistant / 0779 2016060


Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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