Departmental Assistant to the Chair of Paediatrics Ref 2104

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: part time hours considered up to a maximum of 15 hours per week (2 days per week, Mondays and Tuesdays). Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need) 0.4 FTE (2 days a week - Mondays and Tuesdays)
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 2104
Salary: starting at £21,814 to £25,217 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 29 August 2019 
Closing date: 26 September 2019.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: as soon as possible.

Job description

The purpose of this role is to provide administrative and secretarial support for the Chair of Paediatrics and to provide organisational support for the academic and professional service activities within academic paediatrics.

Based at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton, the post-holder will make an important contribution to the academic activities at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital and the Medical School. You will possess excellent organisational, secretarial and administrative skills, including fast, accurate keyboard skills, a working knowledge of spreadsheets power point presentations, networked email and dictation. You will have previous experience working in a busy academic, healthcare or commercial environment.  

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

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

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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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