We’re recruiting personal assistants to provide high quality secretarial and administrative support to our medical director and director of nursing.
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) is a leading healthcare organisation and teaching Trust on the south coast of England. It’s an environment where groundbreaking advancements are made in research, miracle babies are born, and life-saving treatments are administered – a place where no two days are ever the same. Our executive team are responsible for managing the various departments within our busy Trust – from human resources to financial planning, clinical and medical services to estate management, our executives lead the way for the many teams across UHS.
Essential to the constant development the Trust undertakes - in accordance with our values of always improving, putting patients first and working together – is a strong network of professional administrative support. This is where your skills as an experienced personal assistant will come in.
You’ll be performing a full range of administrative and secretarial duties, which include:
You’ll be using your skills in a positive and forward-thinking environment, where your work truly makes a difference to the lives of patients. With this in mind, you’ll be:
Staff can access discounts for local facilities such as local gyms and national discounts on everything from holidays to electricals. We have two nurseries that staff can use, one based on the Southampton General Hospital site (for UHS employees only) and one at the Western Community Hospital site (rated outstanding by Ofsted). Our modern, purpose-built nurseries provide regular childcare to children aged three months to school and have extended opening hours to help fit in with your schedule.
We’ve worked hard as a Trust to improve the efficiency of our services and as a result, we are currently in financial surplus. We are one of England's largest acute teaching trusts and have recently been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC. In the latest national NHS Staff Survey we ranked seventh in the country for staff engagement and fourth best nationally for our proportion of staff saying that they would recommend the hospital as a place to work or to receive care.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.
Closing date: Sunday, 24 February.
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Tracey Burt, PA to Chair and CEO, on email@example.com or tel. 023 8120 6173.