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Personal Assistant

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£27,461 to £33,428 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced, talented and ambitious Personal Assistant to work for the Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Director of Operations.

This is a critical Personal Assistant post and the post holder is a core member of the Divisional Director Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of a Personal Assistant role.

The post holder will be working closely with other members of the Team and must be able to manage a complex and demanding workload.

Excellent people management and organisational skills are essential including the ability to build strong multi-disciplinary working relationships with senior clinical and management colleagues. You will be a team player and be able to work on your own initiative.

Main duties of the job

The role requires excellent secretarial, administration and communication skills, diary management, email management, use of all Microsoft Office packages, the ability to assess situations, prioritise incoming information, address issues directly and escalate issues as appropriate.

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

About us

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.

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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and make decisions.
  • Organisation skills.
  • Numeracy and Literacy skills
  • Excellent customer care skills.
  • Good command of English both written & verbal
  • Typing/Word Processing skills


  • Audio typing skills
  • Ability to produce Reports
  • Confident in all aspects of office practice
  • Experience of producing graphs and statistics.



  • Degree or equivalent level of experience.
  • ECDL Qualification or equivalent experience
  • GCSE passes in at least English and Maths or equivalent experience
  • Diploma in Office administration or experience to diploma level


  • Typewriting/word processing qualification.
  • NVQ or equivalent in Administration.
  • Advanced ECDL Certificate.
  • Audio Typing.
  • Certificate in supervision or management



  • Significant experience at a high level of providing a comprehensive administrative/PA service.
  • Experience of setting up and using filing/IT systems
  • Familiar with office procedures & deadlines


  • Previous experience of working as Administrator / PA to an Executive Director or equivalent.
  • Previous experience of working within the NHS.



  • In-depth and detailed knowledge and understanding of secretarial procedures, the structure, policies, plans, regulations, management and operational procedures of the Organisation.
  • Advanced knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation packages.
  • Ability to take minutes.


  • Comprehensive knowledge of Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of Organisation.

Personal Qualities


  • Friendly, professional approach
  • Confident manner.
  • Reliable
  • Adaptable
  • Smart personal presentation
  • Self Motivated and enthusiastic

Other relevant requirements


  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to answer telephone bi-lingually.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • A flexible approach towards the demands of the workplace.


  • Welsh speaking.

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