Divisional PA

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust - More jobs by this advertiser

We are looking for a personal assistant to support the Division C Management Team at Southampton University Hospital Foundation Trust.  The Divisional Management Team consists of:

  • Divisional Director of Operations,
  • Divisional Clinical Director
  • Divisional Head of Nursing/Professions

Division C consists of three care groups- Southampton Children’s Hospital, Women and Newborn, and Clinical Support Services.  The role will require an enthusiastic, efficient, motivated and competent Personal Assistant to provide diary management, secretarial and administrative support to the Management Team.  You will be working in a challenging and constantly changing environment. 

You will need to have excellent administrative, organisational, communication and interpersonal skills. You will possess the ability to multi task at a high level, pay close attention to detail and work on your own initiative.  You will be able to demonstrate the skills required to manage the workload in a proactive and effective manner.

Your duties will include a full range of administrative tasks including managing multiple electronic diaries, dealing with enquiries, typing reports and organising and minuting meetings.  This role requires you to work in a diverse and inclusive environment which can at times get very busy.  A requirement of the role will also be to provide essential cover for Care Group PA’s during holiday/absence periods by supporting their Care Group Management Teams as required.


We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to be able to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability. As one of the largest teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to.

There are a number of other benefits to working for UHS including a wide range of NHS discounts, a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), parking at our U12 site (subject to fee) and a generous pension scheme.


UHS, rated ‘Good’ by the CQC, is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. In the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.


If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any question. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply please follow the link below. 

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of your application. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.

Applicants from University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post

Our Trust runs the return to practice course each year for nurses who have been out of the profession and wish to return.  To find out more please visit our website:


http://www.discoversouthampton.co.uk/   Information on Southampton as a place to live and enjoy

https://www.uhs-vle.co.uk/   See what fantastic training and development we have on offer at UHS

http://www.youtube.com/user/SouthamptonHospitals   learn about the Trust through visiting our YouTube channel 

Getting to Work

Application can be made for parking on site at UHS or through one of the park and ride schemes.  This will be based on specific criteria to determine eligibility for site parking as this can be very limited.  UHS encourages staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible.   UHS is well connected through bus services to the city centre and other areas.

Please note that we will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.

Our staff are positive about working at UHS and rate us above average compared to other NHS Trusts in the  Staff Attitude Survey. We are rated strongly on a number of areas including teamwork, communication and engagement.

Equality remains at the centre of all Trust policy making, service delivery and employment practice with all employees being given equality of opportunity to develop, apply for promotion and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. The Trust also closely monitors recruitment activity, training and development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.

As a service provider the Trust ensures equality of access and delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for patients ethnic and religious differences and needs.

Relocating to Southampton

If you are thinking of moving to the Hampshire area, please find below a link to our website which offers guidance on finding accommodation:


The Trust is under a duty to protect the public funds it administers, and to this end may use the information you have provided on this form for the prevention and detection of fraud. It may also share this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds for these purposes.

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Southampton, Hampshire (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 123456789
Web: http://careers.uhs.nhs.uk/

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Company Profile

16 April 2019
Location: United Kingdom Hampshire Southampton
Salary: £21,089 - £23,761 pa GBP per year
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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