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 26/11/2019.

Personal Assistant to the Head of Older People's Care

Job Reference: 347-A-19-8695

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Personal Assistant to the Head of Older People's Care
Southport, Southport
£21,089 - £23,761 pro rat

Working at Southport and Ormskirk means joining a team of 3,000 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being.

We’re a friendly bunch who’ll give you the opportunities to grow your skills and make an impact that gets noticed.

We have a new and dynamic leadership team that’s starting to shape how we’ll care for patients in the years ahead. It’s an exciting time we want people like you to be part of.

So, whether you’re starting out, settling down or simply looking for the next step in your career, there’s a role for you at Southport and Ormskirk.

Permanent Contract

15 Hours per week (may be able to work flexibly)

Band 4

£21,0889 - £23,761 (pro rata)


An opportunity has arisen for an experienced personal assistant to provide high quality administrative and PA support to the newly appointed Head of Older People’s Care. You will have excellent verbal and written skills, and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation, with patients and external contacts. You will be required to prepare complex documents, presentations and correspondence to a high standard and be able to display an attention to detail. You will possess excellent organisational and secretarial skills in order to support key meetings in the organisation.

Every day will be different and you will have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of different assignments.

Closing Date: 26th November 2019

Shortlisting Date: 27th November 2019

Interview Date: 3rd December

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information please contact Meg Langley (Head of Older People's Care) via email on or call 01704 704908.

Please apply online and expect all future correspondence relating to your application via email. This includes Invitation to Interview. We do not pay interview expenses.

Should your application be successful we will require a reference/references covering a minimum period of three years from your current/most recent employer. Wherever possible provide an email address for your referees.

If you are shortlisted we are required to check your documents to establish both your identity and your right to work in this country at interview. We require at least one item of photographic documentation.

Non-EEA candidates will need immigration sponsorship. You can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post.

You must complete a Declaration of Fitness to Practice form if the post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) assessment, and return it prior to interview. Trust policy is to charge successful applicants for DBS fees.

In submitting an application, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT process or paper staff transfer form, should you be appointed.

We reserve the right to close the job early should we receive a high volume of applications.

We are unable to respond to all applicants. If you are selected for interview you will be advised within maximum of four weeks.

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.

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.

  • Investors in People Gold Logo
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Improving Working Lives Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo