Executive Assistant (PA)

Closing Date: 14th June 2022

Executive Assistant (PA)
Full or Part Time, Permanent
£22,639 – £24,525 Per Annum

About us
Wigan and Leigh Hospice is a well-established charity which has been operating since 1983. We provide a wide range of palliative care services to people with advancing life-limiting illnesses of any diagnosis and to those people important to them. The support we offer is tailored to meet individuals’ physical, social, spiritual and emotional needs.

About the role
We are looking to appoint an Executive Assistant (PA) to work in a standalone role supporting the executive team.

As Executive Assistant (PA) you will provide a high quality PA, secretarial and administration support to the Chief Executive, Clinical Director and Consultant. You will have previous experience of supporting senior leadership teams and providing admin support to a number of disciplines. You will be fluent at minute taking, drafting correspondence on behalf of the executive team, managing projects and prioritising work to meet changeable deadlines.

The role requires someone with excellent verbal and written communication skills, who is adaptable, has project management experience, is a quick learner and is assertive, confident and approachable. RSA stage 3 or equivalent and healthcare / charitable experience are desirable however not essential for this role.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates the hospice values; Compassion, Accessibility, Respect, Excellence. If you feel you could add value to our team we would like to hear from you. If appointed you will be joining a hospice which achieved Outstanding in the last CQC inspection.

A Disclosure and Barring Services Check (DBS) will be required.

What we offer
• Competitive rewards package including childcare voucher scheme if already enrolled and subsidised lunches;
• 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays;
• Hybrid working to meet the needs of the hospice;
• Pension scheme;
• Employee Assistance Programme;
• Free car parking; and
• Training and development opportunities.
Existing membership of the NHS pension scheme may be transferable to this post, if contributions have been made within the last 12 months.

The available role
We are looking to appoint an Executive Assistant (PA) and will consider full and part time applications. Full time hours are 37 hour per week, worked Monday to Friday, usually 8.30am-4.30pm however flexibility is required as there will be on occasion some meetings in the evenings / at a weekend (scheduled in advance). Please state your desired working hours within your application.

How to apply
Applicants should complete the application form at the top right of this advert and return it with a supporting letter to hr@wlh.org.uk

Closing Date: 14th June 2022

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