PA to Assistant Director HR - Integrated Education

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Eastbourne, UK
15 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Uckfield and Rye and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people's homes.

The trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff.

A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include:Staff development, Pension scheme, Auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service ( staff bank) On-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), Staff lottery.

Please download and read the Recruitment Information Leaflet, attached as a document to this advert, as it will help you in the completion of your application

The Trust is looking to appoint a competent and experienced Personal Assistant to provide a first class PA service to the Assistant Director of HR, Education.

We are seeking someone with excellent administrative and secretarial skills, high quality written and verbal skills and an ability to communicate effectively at all levels within our large organisation and external stakeholders, as well as being highly proficient in the use of IT systems and Microsoft Office software.

You should have significant experience of supporting management at a senior level, be able to prioritise a heavy workload whilst remaining calm under pressure, confident in undertaking minutes from a variety of meetings and possess a high standard of organisational skills. The role is primarily based at Eastbourne District General Hospital; and the postholder will also be required to work at the Conquest Hospital St Leonards on Sea and other Trust sites for meetings. Previous NHS experience is desirable although not essential.

If you have the ability to work on your own initiative, and you think you've got what it takes to fulfil this demanding role, we are waiting to hear from you

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Dawn Urquhart AD HR Education at ( Email address removed ) or on 01323 417400 ext. 4409

Patients come first at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

We work in partnership with commissioners, other providers, our staff and volunteers as part of a locally focused and integrated network of health and social care in the county.

Our vision is to be:
  • The healthcare provider of first choice for the people of East Sussex.

Our mission is to:
  • Deliver better health outcomes and an excellent experience for everyone we provide with healthcare services.

Our strategic objectives are to:
  • Improve quality and clinical outcomes by ensuring that safe patient care is our highest priority.
  • Play a leading role in local partnerships to meet the needs of our local population and improve and enhance patients' experiences.
  • Use our resources efficiently and effectively for the benefit of our patients and their care to ensure our services are clinically, operationally and financially sustainable.

Our aims are that all services delivered by the Trust are:
  • Safe
  • Effective
  • Caring
  • Responsive and
  • Well led

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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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