Administrative Assistant (Time for programmes)

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: Part time hours considered up to 5 hours per week. Scope for flexibly working around school hours/school holiday but post holder must work during the last two weeks of August and the whole of September. Potential for additional hours at busy periods. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: 12 months fixed term
Reference: 9606
Salary: starting at £23,144 to £26,396 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 23 November 2022
Closing date: 03 January 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: TBC

Job description

Brighton and Sussex Medical School invites applications for the post of Administrative Assistant (Time for programmes).

Based at University of Sussex, Falmer, the post-holder will provide administrative support to the delivery team for the Time for Dementia and Time for Autism and programme). The post-holder will have regular communication with medical students and parents/carers of autistic children and people with dementia. The post-holder will also work closely with BSMS academic and administrative staff, colleagues in administrative and academic units in the parent universities and staff in NHS partner organisations. 

Applicants should have a good standard of education and possess excellent IT, communication and organisational skills. The post requires a high level of personal responsibility and initiative. Lived experience of autism and / or dementia would be advantageous.

Please contact: Stephanie Daley via email to for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 9606 [PDF 193.63KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

  • This role is not eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route.

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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