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Personal Assistant

Posted: 9 Oct 2020 Closes: 7 Nov 2020
Wales, United Kingdom £21,892 - £24,157 per annum
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Personal Assistant

Job Reference: 028-AC140-1020

Employer: Department: Screening Services Division Location: Screening Division, Public Health Wales, Llantrisant, Pontyclun Salary: £21,892 - £24,157 per annum

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A secondment post has arisen for a Personal Assistant to the Head of Bowel Screening Wales and Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Cancer Screening Programmes. The Screening Division is responsible for the delivery of six screening programmes: abdominal aortic aneurysm screening, bowel screening, breast screening, cervical screening, diabetic eye screening, and maternal and child screening and is part of Public Health Wales.

The successful post holder will provide day to day PA support to the Head of Programme and Consultant in Public Health, as well as supporting the wider secretarial team. This includes diary management, arranging meetings and internal and external events, making travel arrangements, inputting expenses, recording sickness and annual leave absence, monitoring emails and fielding phone calls, and taking action on the team's behalf where appropriate. Attending meetings and taking minutes, producing action points, circulating and following up accordingly. Ensuring files are up to date at all times. Dealing with issues as and when they arise and having the ability to report, address and escalate issues in a timely and effective manner. Liaising with colleagues across the organisation. We are looking for an individual with good communication skills, with an ability to work flexibly and respond to changing work priorities in a busy environment. Excellent IT skills, including the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, e-mail systems, and other internal databases and reporting systems is essential.

You will be based; Bowel Screening Wales, Unit 6, Green Meadow, Llantrisant, Pontyclun CF72 8XT

The secondment ends March 2022

Interviews will be held on Friday 6 November 2020, in the Bowel Screening Centre, Llantrisant.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameClare SlatfordJob titlePA to DirectorEmail addressclare.slatford@wales.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

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Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff awaiting redeployment. We therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English. To support our all Wales service, we particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

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