Tell us whether you accept cookies

We use cookies to collect information about how you use the NHS Jobs website. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible.

Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/04/2019.

Band 3 Personal Secretary

Job Reference: 313-A-19-68176-UZ

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Bridge Park Plaza, Bridge Park Road, Thurmaston, Leicestershire
£18,813 / £19,332 / £19,917 / £20,795

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Personal Secretary in Universal Administration Healthy Together Service

Families, Young People and Children’s Services

Agenda for Change – Band 3

Salary - £18,813 - £20,975

37.5 Hours per Week - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract


Applications for this post will close on Monday 22ndApril 2019.

Interviews and Assessments will take place on Monday 29thApril 2019.

Previous applicants need not apply.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a friendly and accomplished secretarial team as a Band 3 Personal Secretary to the Healthy Together Leadership Team.

The successful applicant will be based at Bridge Park Plaza, working 37.5 Hours per week for a period of 12 months. You will be required to provide a full secretarial service working alongside and supporting Managers within delegated areas of work in a fast paced environment.

The role is diverse, with each day bringing new challenges. You will have proven ability in using your own initiative and working with confidential and highly sensitive information, showing attention to detail and the ability to work accurately, whilst understanding the importance of adhering to Trust Policies and local procedures. A confident, assertive and professional personality will be an asset.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a secretarial capacity and be able to work supportively with others to assist the management team in maximising the efficient use of their time and the resources of the service. Some travel may be required at times to support with meetings and minute taking off-site.

Due to the fast pace and nature of the work, the post holder would be required to have the essential knowledge and experience from commencement and be able to demonstrate within the following areas:

The following skills are essential to the role:

  • Previous experience of working in a secretarial role.
  • Previous experience of working in a busy office environment.
  • Good general education up to GCSE level including English language grade C or above.
  • Good working knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office Packages.
  • RSA III typing/audio typing qualification or equivalent experience.
  • NVQ 3 in administration or is able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and experience in delivering an efficient administrative service.
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills.
  • Adopt a flexible, self-motivated approach to work.
  • An ability to communicate sensitively and effectively at all levels.
  • Previous experience of implementing and maintaining office systems.
  • An ability to prioritise work on a daily basis and confident working autonomously.

Applications for this post will close on Monday 22nd April 2019. Interviews and Assessments will take place on Monday 29th April 2019.

Previous applicants need not apply.

For more information please contact;

Gemma Carr, Administrative Team Leader on 07557 173365 or email:

Caroline Dunkley, Administrative Team Leader on 0116 295 1341 or email:

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

Twitter @lptjobs /

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Employer Recognition Scheme Gold
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo
  • Stonewall Top 100 Employer 2016