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Senior Secretary

Band 4

Main area
Mental Health
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Secondment: 12 months
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
050-AC1159-0921
Site
Ablett Unit
Town
Denbighshire
Salary
£22,549 - £24,882 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
26/10/2021 23:59

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

 

 

THIS POST IS A SECONDMENT FOR 12 MONTHS DUE TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE 

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST. 

 

A vacancy has arisen for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and experienced Senior Secretary to support the senior leadership team in the Centre area of Mental Health & Learning Disabilities in Central, this will include direct support to the Head of Operations and Service Delivery, Head of Nursing, Clinical Director and Clinical Operational Manager. This role will form part of a senior administrative team supporting the senior leadership team. 

The role requires high level secretarial and communications skills including diary management, email management, use of all Microsoft Office packages, the ability to assess situations, prioritise incoming information, address issues directly and escalate issues to the Management team as appropriate. You will need the ability to act on initiative and to work under pressure, to provide cover for colleagues and maintain a team working approach. An understanding of the NHS or a large complex organisation is essential.

The successful candidate will need to be flexible approach to work and needs of the service and have a sufficient experience as a PA or senior administrator. In return, the post-holder will be supported in their role through training and regular supervision.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply. 

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Emma Keane, Interim Admin Manager
emma.keane@wales.nhs.uk
01745 445324