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PA to Head of Department of Surgery [Job-Share] [Temporary Cover]

The Department of Surgery is looking to recruit a PA to the Head of Department on a part time temporary basis to cover Maternity Leave. The post will provide a comprehensive PA/secretarial supportive service to the Head of the Department of Surgery, as well as other professors within the Department, to ensure the efficient and effective management of individuals' time and work.

The role will provide PA support including diary management, travel arrangements, handling expense claims, maintenance of office equipment and organising events and meetings.

Suitable candidates will have previous PA/ secretarial administrative experience and preferably have experience of working in a higher education environment. It is also essential that candidates are competent in the use of Outlook packages.

The role will be working on a part time basis for 18.25 hours per week, Wednesday to Friday and will be part of a job share arrangement.

The closing date for applications is 11th June 2023, with interview date to be confirmed.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to:

Maternity cover: This post is fixed-term for 12 months or on the return of the post holder whose maternity leave you are covering, whichever is the earliest.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RE35929 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information

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