With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.
Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms
So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.Personal Assistant to Executive Managing Director for Newham University Hospital
We are looking for an experience Personal Assistant to work closely and to support our Executive Managing Director at Newham University Hospital.
The ideal successful candidate will be an experienced personal assistant, highly organised in order to meet tight deadlines with excellent diary management and meeting scheduling skills and liaising with the different stakeholders effectively and professional
Key aspects of your day to day responsibilities will include:
- To manage the effective and efficient operation of the Executive Directors’ office
- To provide high level and comprehensive diary, administrative and secretarial support
- To main and enhance relationships with partner organisations and other external stakeholders
- To receive and prioritise the Directors’ telephone calls and correspondence including email management ensuring they are closely monitored and dealt with efficiently and effectively
- To welcome visitors to the Executive offices and provide hospitality as required
- To respond to correspondence including emails of the Directors
- To use diplomacy and problems solving skills in order to assist in the resolution of issues escalated to executive level
The post-holder will have access to sensitive and confidential information and will be required to maintain confidentiality at all times.Interview Date: 1st November 2018
If you would like discuss this post in further detail, please contact Deborah Coulthurst, Assistant Director of People.
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.
As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.
We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.
After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs.
By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.
Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable ad