PA/Administrator - Edinburgh
Gyle Square

Job reference: 000128

Location: Gyle Square

Job closing date: 29/03/2019

Job posted date: 15/03/2019

Salary: Band 4 (£22,152 - £24,258)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Administrative Services

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Public Health & Intelligence (Sub-Dept)

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS National Services Scotland

National Services Scotland (NSS) is looking for an experienced PA/administrator to join the Business Support Team in Public Health and Intelligence.

The person we are looking for will be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills and outstanding organisational abilities, able to deal confidently with senior managers, staff and stakeholders. They will be confident, self-organised, meticulous and an active team player who loves to work in a busy environment. If that sounds like you, read on.

The post holder will need to be flexible, as the job entails undertaking a variety of duties including but not limited to, confidential secretarial and administrative support, diary management, and project administration. 

They will also act as secretariat for meetings and steering groups involving stakeholders and representatives from across Scotland and will have excellent communication, planning and organisation skills.

They will have an HNC/HND in Office Administration (or related subject) or equivalent level of experience and be able to demonstrate an ability to operate within a senior administrative and secretarial role.

Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, in particular Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required and a knowledge of PECOS and Crown administration would be beneficial, though training will be provided. Still interested? Then we’d like to hear from you.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Fiona Lochhead on 0131 275 7577

Further information on NSS is available from:

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 29th March 2019

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies


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