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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/05/2022.

Personal Assistant - Special Care Dentistry

Job Reference: 449-DEA178

Solent NHS Trust
£25,655 - £31,534 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Let us help your career grow, working for one of the UK’s largest salaried dental services, based in Hampshire.


Are you an enthusiastic, flexible, reliable team player with excellent communication skills?

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Personal Assistant to join our dynamic Special Care Dental Service who deliver routine and urgent dental care to patients, adults and children who are unable to access care in the General Dental Services due to their additional needs. This includes adults and children with a physical, sensory, intellectual, mental, medical, social impairment or disability and individuals with behavioural difficulties or dental anxiety.

We are seeking an experienced Personal Assistant with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who can comfortably liaise with a wide range of people and agencies, internally and externally, on behalf of the Special Care Dental team whilst maintaining diplomacy, professionalism, confidentiality, and discretion at all times.

Key responsibilities will include minute taking, comprehensive diary and inbox management and producing high quality correspondence and documentation. The post holder may also interact with patients, relatives, and members of the public, sometimes in difficult circumstances.

This is fast-paced, interesting and demanding role; the successful applicant will need to demonstrate the ability to manage conflicting priorities, meet deadlines and be able to work using their own initiative and must have excellent planning, organisational and analytical skills and demonstrable experience in providing wide-ranging support as a PA at a senior level.

They should have a flexible and proactive approach to work, be educated to NVQ Level 4 or have equivalent relevant experience with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

For more information, please contact Penny Caplen, Business Support Manager on 07825845370


We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview.Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore, you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.Please be advised that we may choose to close adverts early should we receive a high number of applications.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.

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