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PA – North Bristol- FTC- £19-22,000 Plus Excellent Benefits J8972

Salary range: £19k - £22k Categories: Employment term: Contract Location: North Bristol Vacancy Status: Vacancy Filled Posted on: February 22nd, 2018 Applications are now closed for this vacancy

Job Role: Personal Assistant

Hours: 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday

Location: Southmead

Salary: £19-22,000 plus Excellent Benefits

Are you a solid PA with a minimum of 3 years’ experience ideally gained within the commercial or healthcare sector?  Are you good at multi-tasking and remaining calm under pressure and looking for a challenging new role in a very busy department? If so, this role could be for you.

Our client based in North Bristol have just asked to find an experienced PA to work with two Senior Directors in the Ops Team. The successful PA will provide comprehensive administrative and secretarial support to the assigned Directors, assist in the planning and execution of work arising from the Directors and provide an efficient and confidential service whilst maintaining high professional standards at all times.

Main duties & responsibilities of the role:

  • To provide a comprehensive, confidential and professional PA service to the Director(s) and Deputy, including word processing, note and minute taking, producing presentations (PowerPoint), administering simple databases and managing a busy


  • To initiate and undertake follow up action of a wide range of subjects on behalf of the Director(s).


  • To be responsible for efficient office management including control of filing systems, ordering of stationery,


  • To monitor and housekeep the Director’s e-mail accounts, including the onward progression of any emails requiring attention/action from other senior


  • To prepare briefing information and deal with routine correspondence, drafting replies as appropriate or disseminating to relevant senior staff as appropriate and following up on any action


  • To handle confidential information concerning employees in relation to salary or information connected with sensitive grievance or disciplinary cases, in accordance with data protection legislation.


  • Arrange disciplinary and grievance etc hearings involving liaising with Senior Managers’ secretaries to set up panels, liaising with Union representatives, ensuring that all documentation is received by all parties prior to the hearing and attending all hearings as note


  • To undertake desktop research as required, including journals and periodicals and the


  • To manage the administrative function of Directorate and external meetings ensuring agendas and papers are provided on time, minutes or notes are taken and follow up action is progressed. This includes the appraisal/objective setting timetable for all managers directly responsible to the Directors’.


  • To maintain systems of records and provide statistical information on training programmes, payroll, sickness absence, leave etc in respect of senior members of the Director’s


  • Any other secretarial and PA tasks as required by the Director(s) on an ad hoc basis, including occasional services for other senior


Essential skills, qualifications and experience required for this role:

  • A minimum of GCSE English at C grade or equivalent and ideally an NVQ 3 in Administration or equivalent.
  • Substantial secretarial or PA experience providing comprehensive administrative and office management duties.
  • Experience of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Access data base.
  • Experience of managing a complex and varied workload
  • Experience of taking Minutes
  • Excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills


This exciting new role is offered on a Fixed Term Contract basis for 6 months with the possibility of becoming permanent in the future. A salary of £19-£22,000 plus excellent benefits including 27 days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays, Childcare vouchers, excellent contributory Pension scheme, Death in Service, Staff Discount scheme and continuous professional development is on offer for your skills and experience.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience for this role, please click apply!

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