Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Location: St Gemma’s Hospice, Chief Executive’s Office
Responsible to: Chief Executive
St Gemma’s Hospice is the largest hospice in Yorkshire and one of the largest in the UK. The Hospice provides expert palliative and end of life care, in a quality environment, for thousands of local people each year. It’s a prominent and respected charity at the heart of the local community with a large range of specialist services to support patients, their families and friends. Working for St Gemma’s can offer a rewarding career in a friendly environment. Over 250 staff across a 4 acre site and 23 Charity Shops work together to ensure that patients and their families have the best possible experience and receive the highest quality of care.
We are seeking a highly professional, motivated and experienced senior administrator to support the Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive. The post holder will ensure smooth running of the Chief Executive’s Office in upholding the highest governance standards across the Hospice. The post holder will be expected to engage with staff at all levels in addition to members of the public. The post holder is often the first point of contact for internal and external staff and will uphold the Hospices; caring, aspiring and professions at all times.
You will be:
- A confident and clear communicator with excellent verbal and IT skills
- Highly organised and able to effectively prioritise competing demands
- Fully able to optimise effective administration procedures/ systems of working
- Work collaboratively with other to deliver the desired outcome
- Ability to plan own work load
- Dynamic and innovative in your approach
- An excellent problem solver
- Demonstrate initiative and drive
- Ability to influence others to achieve deadlines
- Demonstrates resilience
If you are a passionate and committed individual who prides themselves on making a difference through a high standard of working, then St Gemma’s wants you to join their team. We offer a competitive benefits package including free car parking and subsidised meals. Job share opportunities may be considered.
To discuss this opportunity in greater detail contact Jo Davey 0113 218 5500
Please see our website – www.st-gemma.co.uk – for further information and to download an application pack.
Closing date: Friday 21st October 2016 at 5pm
Interviews: Week commencing 31st October 2016